Medical Office Administrative Assistants perform clerical duties in medical facilities for physicians and serve as receptionist, bookkeeper, billing clerk, or office manager. The job involves computer word processing equipment, medical database, and spreadsheet software. Exceptional people skills and even a second languageÂ are helpful in this field.
- Call 801-627-8300 to schedule a time for testing. Tell them that you are planning to enroll in Medical Office Administration.
- Accuplacer reading score of 72, DRP (Degree of Reading Power) 70, or ACT reading score of 22 (valid for two years from test date)
- Accuplacer math score of 65, ACT math score of 17, TABE 80%, or successful completion of OWATC Math I course
- A high school diploma or GED is required
- A background check is required for all students prior to enrolling in the Medical Office Administration program
IMPORTANT NOTICE: If you are enrolling in any health occupation program, any misdemeanor or felony conviction relating to drug offenses, assault/violent crimes, sexual assault, fraud, or theft that you have on your record, will result in the college not being able to place you in a clinical or externship site. As a result, you will not be able to complete the program.Â See your program coordinator for more detailed information.
Health Information Technologies
The Health Information Technologies Program at Ogden-Weber Tech College is committed to providing state-of-the-art training of students for entry level positions in Medical Office Administration, Medical Coding and Medical Transcription.Â This commitment is designed to meet the needs of both students seeking skills to secure employment, as well as employers who are seeking highly skilled workers to support the goals of their organization. We accomplish this by continued interaction with local employers and monitoring of the healthcare industry to reflect the rapidly changing needs of these occupations. We are further committed in training students in the basics of professionalism and ethics to strengthen the core values of our students as they enter the workforce. We believe that this will in turn provide stronger individuals and communities.Â We want our students to believe that they can â€śstart here, and go anywhere!â€ť
Employer Advisory Team:
- Health Clinics of Utah
- Intermountain Helath Care
- McKay-Dee Porter Family Medicine
- Medical Arts Clinic
- Midtown Community Health Center
- Mountainstar Pediatrics
- Ogden Clinic
- Tanner Clinic
For enrollment or cost information, please call 801-627-8300. For program-specific information, please contact an instructor below.
What's Happening in the Program
Megan Miller, CPC, is the coordinator of the Medical Coding and Medial Office programs, she has over 15 years of successful experience in the fields of professional medical coding with wide-ranging expertise in processes and functions of the medical office ranging from administration, collections, appeals, insurance trending, customer relations, natural leader surpassing objectives, expectations, with exceptional communication, problem solving, and instructing abilities. Mrs. Miller is an active member of the American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC).
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Program Completion Rates and Additional Information
*Individual choices may influence how long it takes to complete a program, which affects the overall on-time completion rate. For example:
- A student might only attend part-time instead of full-time.
- A student may wish to take additional elective courses.
- A student will progress through coursework at an individual rate in self-paced programs.
- A student could change to a different program before completing the first one.
**The Ogden-Weber tech college offers low tuition and multiple options for financial aid. It does not rely on loan programs so the median loan debt for all programs is zero, enabling students to enter the workforce with no student debt.