Medical Office Administration A.A.S.

People looking at a computer in a doctor's office

Be just what the doctor ordered.

The SUNY Morrisville Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in medical office administration will provide you the necessary skills to become an integral part of a health care team.

With many courses offered online, this flexible program will teach you about medical terminology, medical coding and billing, medical transcription, computer software applications and office management.

You also will fulfill a 90-hour internship during your second year of study, providing you with direct hands-on experience in the field that may even turn into full-time employment.

Upon graduation, you’ll be qualified to work as a front-end office manager or administrative assistant in a variety of health care facilities; have a background of the billing and coding processes in medical offices, hospitals and insurance companies; or be a medical transcriptionist for medical facilities.

You also have the option to continue your studies by easily transferring into various four-year SUNY Morrisville programs such as business administration, entrepreneurship & small business management or technology management.

Scholarship opportunities also exist for medical office administration students. Check out if you qualify by visiting Scholarships and Awards.

Labor Market Data

SUNY Morrisville provides Burning Glass labor market data to illustrate current trends in careers related to our academic programs. The below information is drawn from Burning Glass's data for job postings related to this program in the Northeast United States (New York, Delaware, Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Jersey, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont) between Oct. 1, 2018 and Sept. 30, 2019.

Market Salary

Market Salary shows the salary that graduates who remain in the region can expect to find with their degree. Expect to earn a salary close to the median (50th percentile) with your degree from SUNY Morrisville. Your actual salary could be lower (10th percentile) or higher (90th percentile), depending on factors such as location and certification requirements.

Top 10 Regional Employers for this Program

The list below displays the regional employers who have had the most job postings requiring skills you’d gain from this program.

  1. Partners Healthcare

  2. Meridian Health System

  3. Penn Medicine

  4. Atlantic Health

  5. Humana

  6. Atrius Health

  7. UnitedHealth Group

  8. Northwell Health

  9. Hackensack University Medical Center

  10. Anthem Blue Cross

Top 10 Job Titles for this Program

These are the job titles you are most likely to see listings for, when graduating from this program.

  1. Medical Receptionist
  2. Receptionist
  3. Dental Receptionist
  4. Medical Secretary
  5. Unit Secretary
  6. Unit Clerk
  7. Hospital Transcription
  8. Medical Administrative Assistant
  9. Scheduler
  10. Front Desk Coordinator