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A.A.S. in Medical Office Management

Offered By: Kaplan University

At the center of every busy medical office is a team of trained professionals who work with patient records, medical documents, and other medical office matters. The Associate of Applied Science in Medical Office Management degree is designed to help you qualify for the position of medical administrative specialist, which includes medical records management, insurance processing, coding and billing, management of practice finances, information processing, and fundamental office management tasks.† Career opportunities may exist in doctors' offices, medical facilities, hospitals, insurance offices, pharmaceutical companies, and labs. Certification is an important qualification often required by employers. As a graduate, you may be eligible to take medical office management certification exams, such as the Certified Medical Administrative Specialist (CMAS) examination given by the American Medical Technologists.§

†Kaplan University's programs are designed to prepare graduates to pursue employment in their field of study, or in related fields. However, the University does not guarantee that graduates will be placed in any particular job or employed at all.

§Although certain programs at Kaplan University are designed to prepare students to take various certification or licensing exams, the University cannot guarantee the student will pass those exams. In some cases, field experience and/or background checks may be necessary to be eligible to take or to successfully pass the exams.