Medical Information Technology

Program Description

  • Prepare for employment in a medical office environment
  • Gain hands-on experience with Microsoft® & medical office software
  • Focus on health care data and management of health care information
  • Learn administration and support functions in a medical office
  • Develop personal and professional skills applicable in medical environments

Course Topics

  • Medical Office Management
  • Medical Terminology
  • Basic Medical Billing/Coding
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Computer Systems
  • Fundamentals of Business and Administrative Services
  • Basic Accounting

Industry-Recognized Credentials

  • Microsoft® Office Specialist (MOS) Certified in Outlook® 2016
  • Microsoft® Office Specialist (MOS) Certified in Word® 2016
  • Microsoft® Office Specialist (MOS) Certified in Excel® 2016
  • Microsoft® Office Specialist (MOS) Certified in PowerPoint® 2016
  • Microsoft® Office Specialist (MOS) Certified in Access® 2016
  • CPR/First Aid Certified for the Health Care Provider

Career Opportunities

Entry Level (with high school diploma and career training)
  • Medical Receptionist
  • Administrative Assistant
Technical (with CTE training, associate degree, technical certification)
  • Health Information Manager
  • Medical Office Manager
  • Medical Coder/Billing Specialist
Professional (with Bachelor’s degree & beyond)
  • Health Care Administrator
  • Long-term Care Administrator

Program Instructor

Tina Gibson
Vanguard Tech Center