Health Care Office Management

Health Care Office Management Fundamentals

Health care office management is the business side of medical office practices — contract management, data management, human resources management, communications, insurance/health care plans, marketing and other administrative functions. 

This innovative program integrates courses from the disciplines of management/accounting, office administration
and medical assisting. You can focus your degree with one of two options: 

  • Health Care Office Management - prepares you for the daily operation of the health care practice, with a special emphasis on medical coding and insurance billing.
  • Administrative Assistant - curriculum covers insurance rules, billing practices, and hospital or laboratory procedures.
  • Certificate programs in Medical Billing and Medical Transcription also available.

Our Faculty

  • are innovative and interactive
  • use multimedia technology to enhance classroom learning

Akron Advantage

Wayne College is a regional campus of The University of Akron, and offers the first two years of general bachelor’s degree courses for students who plan to complete their degrees at the Akron campus or at another four-year university. The general education transfer program also leads to the associate of arts degree or the associate of science degree.

Curriculum Guide

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Health Care Office Management

Contact: Colleen Teague

Career Opportunities

Degrees and Preparation

A degree in health care office management qualifies you for positions in:

  • doctors’ offices
  • clinics
  • hospitals
  • transcription services
  • billing services
  • insurance companies

Career Outlook

Health care is one of the fastest-growing fields and is expected to account for 2.8 million new jobs by the year 2010.

Wayne College Career Services

Career Services creates links among students, alumni and local professionals. You will have access to: 

  • career-planning assistance
  • job search resources
  • computer stations for resume writing and employment research

The University of Akron

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Phone: 330-972-7111
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