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Medical Billing and Office Administration

IOT Fast Facts

  • As a graduate of IOT, you may be eligible to sit for and obtain national certification
  • Job growth is projected at a much-faster-than-average rate of 22%
  • Various work schedules allow flexibility for personal and family responsibilities
*Source: BLS.gov
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Do you aspire to serve patient care in an administrative support role? If the idea of working in a fast-paced medical office setting sounds exciting to you, IOT’s diploma program in this exciting area of health care can put you on this path in just a short time.

Believing in your real-world success

At IOT, we want to see you reach all of your learning and career goals, which is why we incorporate a 5-week externship into your Medical Billing and Office Administration (MBOA) program curriculum.

Your MBOA training immerses you in the real world of your specialty from day one in the classroom, so you can be ready for day one on the job. Skills and knowledge areas of focus include:

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Coding procedures
  • Management/execution of various medical insurance plans and programs
  • Medical and pharmaceutical terminology
  • Medical billing and collections
  • Medical ethics and public relations

Students can also develop keyboarding, 10-key calculator and transcription skills.

What can I do?

As a graduate of IOT, you can pursue your certification in this field and your entry point into this industry in a wide variety of job roles such as:

  • Benefits program clerk
  • Billing coder
  • Dental billing assistant
  • Medical insurance collector
  • And more!

Learn about the career outlook for a Medical Billing and Office Administration Specialist!

Hours of Instruction/Program Length

This program is 1,060 hours and 59.5 quarter credit hours. Classes are held Monday through Thursday for 50 weeks. An Independent Study component is included. See your admissions representative for available class times.

Get Started

Contact us today to learn more about this program and see how you can start your career in healthcare.

Where can I learn?

IOT offers MBOA training at three convenient campus locations:

Campuses Offering our Medical Billing and Office Administration program:

Program Cost: $15,290.00 + Fees, Books, and Supplies
Credit Hours: 59.5 quarter credit hours

Median Federal Loan Amount: $8,396.00
Median Private Loan Amount: $0.00
Median Institutional Loan Amount: $0.00

For a breakdown of program costs, view our Tuition and Expenses page.

The performance numbers listed here represent the Completion and Placement Rates for this program across all campuses.

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 66%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 80%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between October 1, 2014 and September 30, 2015 are included in this calculation. 3.2% of the graduates, (or 2 graduates), have been included in the placement rate calculation, which have been waived for placement for one of the following reasons: death, incarceration, active military service deployment, the onset of a medical condition that prevents employment, or they were an international student who returned to their country of origin, or they continued their education in an accredited institution of higher education (postsecondary) on at least a half-time basis. These waivers have been included in the calculation in compliance with ACCSC Standards of Accreditation for calculating programmatic placement rates.

BPPE On-time Completion Rate: 47%
BPPE Placement Rate: 69%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program within 100% of normal program length and were scheduled to graduate in 2016 are included in this calculation. 0.0% of the graduates, (or 0 graduates), have been included in the placement rate calculation, which have been waived for placement for one of the following reasons: death, become incarcerated, are called to active military duty, are international students that leave the United States or do not have a visa allowing employment in the United States, or are continuing their education in an accredited or bureau-approved postsecondary institution. These waivers have been included in the calculation in compliance with the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education regulations for calculating annual programmatic placement rates.

Graduates of this program are trained for employment in any of the following Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Codes.

SOC Code Occupation
29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
31-9093 Medical Equipment Preparers
31-9094 Medical Transcriptionists
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service
43-2021 Telephone Operators
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
43-6013 Medical Secretaries
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers
43-9022 Word Processors and Typists
43-9041 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers
+ Program Cost

Program Cost: $15,290.00 + Fees, Books, and Supplies
Credit Hours: 59.5 quarter credit hours

Median Federal Loan Amount: $8,396.00
Median Private Loan Amount: $0.00
Median Institutional Loan Amount: $0.00

For a breakdown of program costs, view our Tuition and Expenses page.

+ Program Performance

The performance numbers listed here represent the Completion and Placement Rates for this program across all campuses.

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 66%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 80%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between October 1, 2014 and September 30, 2015 are included in this calculation. 3.2% of the graduates, (or 2 graduates), have been included in the placement rate calculation, which have been waived for placement for one of the following reasons: death, incarceration, active military service deployment, the onset of a medical condition that prevents employment, or they were an international student who returned to their country of origin, or they continued their education in an accredited institution of higher education (postsecondary) on at least a half-time basis. These waivers have been included in the calculation in compliance with ACCSC Standards of Accreditation for calculating programmatic placement rates.

BPPE On-time Completion Rate: 47%
BPPE Placement Rate: 69%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program within 100% of normal program length and were scheduled to graduate in 2016 are included in this calculation. 0.0% of the graduates, (or 0 graduates), have been included in the placement rate calculation, which have been waived for placement for one of the following reasons: death, become incarcerated, are called to active military duty, are international students that leave the United States or do not have a visa allowing employment in the United States, or are continuing their education in an accredited or bureau-approved postsecondary institution. These waivers have been included in the calculation in compliance with the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education regulations for calculating annual programmatic placement rates.

+ Occupational Outcomes

Graduates of this program are trained for employment in any of the following Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Codes.

SOC Code Occupation
29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
31-9093 Medical Equipment Preparers
31-9094 Medical Transcriptionists
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service
43-2021 Telephone Operators
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
43-6013 Medical Secretaries
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers
43-9022 Word Processors and Typists
43-9041 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers