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MOA Program

Medical Office Administration Classes
in Sacramento, CA

About the Medical Office Administration Program at Sacramento

Our Medical Office Administration program in Sacramento, California will provide you with the essential skills to succeed as a key member of the healthcare team. Medical Office Administrators perform various clerical duties for medical offices, insurance companies, and other healthcare facilities. For this occupation, you will learn how to maintain medical records, complete bookkeeping tasks, perform various accounting duties, and more.

Sacramento MOA Program
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What You’ll Learn

The primary objective of our program is to teach you all aspects of the medical front office. You will learn basic anatomy and physiology to build a foundation of medical knowledge, medical terminology, and the law and ethics pertaining to the medical office.

Medical Office Administrators may not provide direct patient care, but they frequently work with registered nurses and other healthcare professionals. Throughout our program, you will learn how to document the health information of patients, including their medical history, symptoms, test results, and treatments.

You will also gain the following job skills that are in demand by many employers:

  • Opening and closing medical office procedures
  • Managing medical records
  • Creating electronic health records
  • Assigning insurance codes for medical diagnoses and procedures
  • Processing insurance claims
  • Performing entry-level bookkeeping and accounting procedures

MOA Program Admissions Requirements for the Sacramento Campus

If you’re ready to advance your career in this rewarding field, please review the following enrollment steps:

1 Meet for career planning

2 Complete the admissions interview

3 Send proof of high school education or equivalent

4 Take the assessment exam/p>

5 Fill out an admissions application

6 Enrollment agreement

MOA Program with a Career-Driven Curriculum

Our MOA program teaches students how to provide excellent patient administration. By the end of the program, you will know how to use an electronic health records system, where pertinent and confidential information is kept for every patient. With the use of paper charts, you will also learn the importance of filing reports in their designated areas within the medical chart.

This program includes instruction in general office skills, medical data processing, medical office software, clinical office procedures, and principles of medical record-keeping and applicable regulations. Communication skills are also emphasized, as they are highly valued in Medical Office Administration.

After you graduate, you might be eligible to boost your resume with one of several certification exams. These include the Electronic Health Records Specialist exam, the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant exam, and the Medical Billing and Coding Specialist exam. While these credentials are not required to graduate, they can be of value depending on your career goals. Our faculty members would be readily available to advise you about such certifications.

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I just finished my Medical Office Administration classes and it was only 9 long months! The staff are angels, helpful, and have your back to make sure you stay on the right track. If I decide to further my education I will be going back to Unitek College in Sacramento.

- Scarlett P. (2019 MOA Program Graduate)

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The Sacramento Campus

Located near Commerce Gardens and the American River, our campus is in close proximity to several colleges, restaurants, and local businesses. We occupy more than 13,000 square feet at 1111 Howe Avenue. Our students have access to multiple labs, a library, and a student lounge. All of the programs we offer in Sacramento can be completed in a year or less.

Some of our MOA students have likened our faculty to “angels.” They have also commented on our helpful and positive attitude. Above all else, we seek to prepare you for success in the healthcare field.

Computer Workstations

Our classrooms are equipped with computer workstations so you can access some of the latest specialty billing, coding, medical records, and office administration software. Standard office software for Word processing, email communication, and appointment scheduling will be provided as well. You will also have access to the medical lab while learning CPR, first aid, and patient vital signs.

Career-Driven Coursework

Our MOA program has numerous educational objectives. Graduates will be prepared to work as entry-level Medical Office Administrators. On the job, they will be capable of using medical terminology, managing medical office procedures, and operating various information systems to accomplish your daily tasks.

This school has some of the best teachers I have ever experienced. The curriculum is challenging and they recognize those who work hard. The ladies of Career Services never quit! They don’t stop working util they have sent your resume to every office they even thought would start hiring.

- Darnesha M. (2020 MOA Program Graduate)

Campus Location

Not only is Sacramento a metropolitan area, but it is also rife with history—the district of Old Sacramento is reminiscent of the Gold Rush era, with its wooden sidewalks and wagon rides. A museum also chronicles the construction of the Transcontinental Railroad, which was one of the country’s earliest technological feats. Sacramento has previously been called “America’s Most Diverse City.” Given its contemporary culture and urban location, Sacramento could be a great city for your educational pursuits.

Sacramento Campus
Phone: 888-518-6601
1111 Howe Avenue Suite #300
Sacramento, CA 95825

At our Sacramento campus, you will find a sunny climate, public transportation, and overall accessibility. Taught by local faculty members, our MOA program caps each class at 20 students to help ensure your success.

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Commonly Asked Questions

In Sacramento, our average class size is about 20 students. Typically, we provide MOA students with a morning sessions that runs five days a week, from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM.

Eligible graduates can take several certification exams, such as:

  • Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) –
  • Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS) –
  • Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) –
  • Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) –

The answer depends on what you’re hoping to achieve. Medical Office Administration is a great choice for anyone seeking a meaningful career with job stability and solid pay.

One thing is for certain. The vibrant world of healthcare is full of great specialties, careers, and people. There are several paths you can choose, as healthcare professionals will always be needed. Think about your personal goals, and when you’re ready, we’ll be here to support all your future career aspirations.

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