Medical Office Assistant

Bergen Community College Medical Office Assistant Paramus, New Jersey

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Updated May 13, 2024

The Medical Office Assistant Program at Bergen Community College equips students with essential skills for administrative and clinical tasks in health care settings. Graduates are prepared for various career paths and have the opportunity to pursue further education in allied health and science majors.

Key Skills Taught:

  • Administrative Skills: Scheduling appointments, billing, coding, managing medical records, using computer applications, and providing patient instructions
  • Clinical Skills: Performing laboratory tests, injections, sterilization techniques, vital signs, and assisting with minor surgeries
  • Multi-Skilled Practice: Ability to work in physicians’ offices, clinics, HMO’s, emergency centers, and hospitals
  • Certification Preparation: Ready for the Certified Medical Assistant examination
  • Career Paths: Opportunities as medical office assistants and potential advancement in allied health and science fields
  • Transfer Opportunities: Pathways for further education at four-year institutions in New Jersey.

Tuition: How Much Does Bergen Community College's Medical Assisting Program Cost?

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Program Length: How Long Is Bergen Community College's Medical Assisting Associate Program?

The program length for the Medical Office Assistant in Applied Science program at Bergen Community College is 60 credit hours to complete.

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About Bergen Community College

Bergen Community College, located in Paramus, Hackensack, and Lyndhurst, New Jersey, is a public community college that offers associate degrees and certificate programs. 

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