A Medical Office Specialist also referred to as Medical Office Secretary or Medical Office Assistant, will perform routine administrative tasks to help keep the physicians’ offices and clinics running efficiently. Learn more about our Medical Office training below, or call us directly at 800.354.1254 for more information.

What is a Medical Office Specialist?


The healthcare services industry is expected to see continued growth. As a result, the need for Medical Office Specialists will grow as well. There are opportunities in any medical setting.

With Medical Office training from Brighton College, you’ll gain the specific skills and tools you need to successfully pursue this career. You will learn medical terminology, a cornerstone of the medical office, as well as an understanding of Anatomy and Physiology, Coding, etc. Your Medical Office Specialist online education will put you ahead of other candidates by giving you job-ready skills, which will make you immediately employable!

What Will I Study in Brighton’s Medical Office Specialist Training Program?


Through Brighton’s online Medical Office Specialist training, you will learn the necessary skills to become a successful medical office clerk or receptionist. These skills include:

  • Reviewing and answering practice correspondence
  • Operating computer systems or other types of technology to accomplish office tasks
  • Answering calls, scheduling appointments, greeting patients, and maintaining files
  • How to update and maintain patient and other practice-specific information
  • Learning to coordinate collection and preparation of operating reports such as time and attendance

Course Outline


A Career as a Medical Office Specialist!

Our Medical Office program was designed with you in mind. Our flexible learning model allows you to complete your studies according to your own schedule. You can review lessons as many times as you want, reinforcing the material until you have a solid understanding of it.

Once you enroll, you can get started right way! Medical Office courses are released one by one to ensure you properly retain the information.


What courses are in the Medical Office Specialist program?

The following courses are included in the online Medical Office Specialist program. Courses are released one at a time to maximize learning. The Medical Office Specialist program has a total of 20 credit hours. Each course must be completed in 8 weeks.

Course ID Course Name Credit Hours
MED 101 Introduction to Health Services 3 Credit Hours
MED 200 Medical Terminology 3 Credit Hours
MED 103 Anatomy and Physiology 4 Credit Hours
MED 104 Medical Office Procedures 4 Credit Hours
ACC 101 Introduction to Accounting 3 Credit Hours
MCB 101 Medical Coding I 3 Credit Hours


Career Outlook


Where Can I Work as a Medical Office Specialist or Medical Office Receptionist?

Our Medical Office program enables you to gain employment in a variety of settings, including:

  • Doctors’ offices
  • Medical clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Nursing home facilities

Tuition & Fees


The total price for the Brighton College Medical Office Specialist program is $4,250.

Total Tuition $3,900
Enrollment Fee $100
Resource Fee $250
Total Sales Price $4,250


Payment Plans

  • Full Payment Plan: Pay in full for a total program price of $3,950. Save $300!
  • Private Student Loan: Finance your education with low down payments and customized terms!

All academic and financial obligations to the school must be made prior to the release of final transcripts and diploma. For full admission requirements visit: Admission Procedures.


Financial Assistance

The programs at Brighton College are approved for use with Veteran’s benefits. Brighton College also works with many employers’ Tuition Reimbursement programs as well as various Workforce Development and Vocational Rehabilitation programs.

Career Services


Brighton College is dedicated to assisting you with your job search. We work side-by-side with you to help you with whatever your post-graduation goals are. Below are some of the benefits you will receive as a Brighton College graduate.


Specialized Career Course

All Brighton College students have the option of taking our Career Exploration course. In this course, you will learn important skills such as networking, career management, and building interpersonal relationships. You will also have help writing your resume. The focus of this course and its textbook are to help you to get a better job and to decrease the time you will spend doing so.

Program taught in:
  • English

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