Medical Office Specialist Program

​Medical Office Degree program offers credit courses that prepare students with entry-level skills to more advanced skills needed for promotion. The programs have options of earning a degree, a diploma, or a certificate. Mix and match daytime, night time, and online classes to meet your needs.

YOU Choose Your Education Path

  • AAS degree 2 years (64 hours, 4 terms).  Includes an internship and auxiliary classes such as speech, accounting, and oral communications.
  • Diploma – 1 year (46 hours, 3 terms). Does not include an internship.
  • Certificate - short-term training for those with medical experience to develop "best of practice" skills.


Why Choose a Medical Office Specialist Career?

With your training you can find work in a variety of medical settings including hospitals/medical centers, clinics, insurance companies, and other health-related businesses.

  • Jobs in the field are expected to grow 29% by 2026, much faster than jobs in all other fields.
    Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
     
  • Average annual pay for a Medical Office Specialist in Des Moines, IA is $40,055 a year.
    Source: Zip Recruiter


 

Meet Your Professor(s)

Emily Noel

Emily Noel

Program Chair, Medical Office Specialist Program
Ankeny Campus
515-964-6289