About the Medical Office Administration Program at San Jose
Our Medical Office Administration (MOA) program in San Jose, California, will grant you the skills and knowledge you need to successfully enter the healthcare field. Medical Office Administrators perform many clerical duties for medical offices, insurance companies, and other healthcare facilities. For this profession, responsibilities normally include maintaining medical records, completing bookkeeping tasks, and managing other accounting duties. In our MOA program, you will learn how to perform a variety of these tasks through both traditional and hands-on instruction.
What You’ll Learn
Upon successfully completing our MOA program, you will know how to deliver excellent patient administration. Our classes cover general office skills, medical data processing, and medical office software. Instruction will also be provided on the topics of clinical office procedures and the principles of medical record-keeping.
Graduates of our San Jose program are prepared to work as entry-level Medical Office Assistants and carry out the following tasks:
- Perform opening and closing office procedures
- Create electronic health records
- Leverage software to collect and audit patient information
- Assign insurance codes for medical diagnoses and procedures
- Submit health insurance claims for reimbursement
- Perform entry-level bookkeeping and accounting procedures
- Perform CPR, first aid, and record patient vital signs
MOA Program Admissions Requirements for the San Jose Campus
If you’re interested in our MOA program, please review some of our admissions steps below:
1 Meet for career planning
2 Complete the admissions interview
3 Submit proof of high school education or equivalent
4 Take the assessment exam
5 Fill out an admissions application
6 Complete the enrollment agreement
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.
The San Jose Campus
Bordered by Santa Teresa Boulevard and Great Oaks Boulevard, our San Jose campus is located near the W. Valley Freeway. This location is widely accessible for students who commute. As an added convenience, we’re also surrounded by numerous shopping centers, restaurants, and apartment complexes. On campus, students have access to several classrooms, labs, and faculty offices. They can utilize a campus library and break room as well.
To ensure every student receives the attention they deserve, our MOA class sizes are capped. This allows Unitek instructors to provide each student with the assistance they need. Although it can vary by program, our San Jose campus is typically open Monday through Friday between 8:00 am – 10:50 pm. To accommodate your schedule, some of our programs include morning, midday, and evening classes.
Not only will we prepare you for a fulfilling career, but you can expect to receive simulation training, a supervised externship, and job-search assistance. At San Jose, our MOA students benefit from a combination of theory and hands-on experience. The lab exercises will demonstrate how you can perform successfully in the field, and the externship will allow you to effectively practice what you learned in real-world scenarios.
San Jose MOA students also benefit from well-furnished classroom and lab settings. Our classrooms are equipped with computer workstations where you can access specialty billing, coding, medical records, and office administration software. You will also utilize a medical lab while learning about CPR, first aid, and patient vital signs.
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.
Not only is our campus ideally located, but we are also accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). This is a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education. It’s important to pick a school that you feel is trustworthy, and we want you to feel secure in your choice.
San Jose Campus
6800 Santa Teresa Blvd, Ste. 200
San Jose, CA 95119
At San Jose, you can take advantage of your time between classes with the great outdoors. More than 59 trails are present in San Jose for hiking, trekking, and other activities. During your free time, you could explore the Sierra Vista Open Space Preserve, the Alum Rock Park, or the Almaden Quicksilver County Park.
Commonly Asked Questions
Does the San Jose campus offer an MOA program near me?
We welcome students from all around the world to enroll at Unitek College. Most students at our San Jose campus are either from the city of San Jose or commute from one of the following nearby cities.
We serve Medical Office Administration students across all of Santa Clara County, California:
|San Jose, CA||Campbell, CA||Cupertino, CA|
|East Foothills, CA||Los Altos Hills, CA||Los Altos, CA|
|Los Gatos, CA||Milpitas, CA||Mountain View, CA|
|Newark, CA||Palo Alto, CA||Santa Clara, CA|
|Saratoga, CA||Stanford, CA||Sunnyvale, CA|
What is the average class size for the San Jose MOA program?
Though it can vary with each session, we typically enroll 15 students in each class. We have found this to be the ideal size for our Medical Office Administration program.
How many MOA sessions are offered each year at San Jose?
We offer one session each month for the MOA program. For more information, please speak with our admissions department.
What do the class schedules typically look like?
Our MOA program is typically offered Monday through Friday, from 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. This could be optimal for those who work part time or later in the day.
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