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Medical Office Assistant Degree

The medical office assistant program at College of Southern Nevada is an area of study blending the medical demands and administrative support. Combining front-end administrative duties and medical billing are common job duties among professional medical office assistants. Get more details below including other Nevada colleges that offer medical office assistant degrees.

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College of Southern Nevada

1421 Pullman Dr., Sparks, NV

The College of Southern Nevada (CSN) is the largest public college in the state, offering mostly two-year courses throughout its Charleston, Cheyenne, and Henderson main campuses as well as nine other learning centers in the Las Vegas area. CSN was founded in 1971 as the Clark County Community College, opening its doors to a mere 400 students at the time. There are now over 40,000 students availing of more than 200 degrees and technical programs in the CSN schools of Arts and Letters, Applied Technologies, and the Engelstad School of Health Sciences, among others.

As its contribution to the community, CSN's Division of Workforce and Economic Development offers various training programs for workforce skills enhancement and career development. Since its inception in 2005, about 65,000 students have enrolled in courses for adult literacy, business services, occupational safety, and different technical programs.

High school students of Southern Nevada are accommodated by CSN via the Jumpstart Dual Credit Program. Jumpstart was designed to allow young students to earn early college credits at their respective schools. The CSN High School, on the other hand, provides high school courses for juniors and seniors who wish to attend classes at the CSN campus.

Establishments within CSN include a Fine Arts Gallery, Performing Arts Center, the Desert Garden Center, and the only public planetarium in Southern Nevada. Its Campus Child Care facility provides daycare services for student-parents to aid in their academic pursuits. CSN Henderson houses the Lied Field at Morse Stadium, home to the CSN Coyotes baseball team.

Students Enrolled in the Medical Office Assistant Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. College of Southern Nevada offers a less than two-year award program in medical office assistant.

Students by Gender (2019)

 Graduates
Male0
Female5

Students by Race (2019)

 Graduates
Black1
Hispanic1
White2
Unknown1

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2020: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Medical Office Assistant program at College of Southern Nevada, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Medical Assistants

Description

Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, medical assistants employment is expected to grow at a rate of 23.5% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Reno, NV
    • Total Employment: 1
    • Average Hourly Rate: $16.14
    • Average Annual Salary: $33580

Medical Secretaries

Description

Perform secretarial duties using specific knowledge of medical terminology and hospital, clinic, or laboratory procedures. Duties may include scheduling appointments, billing patients, and compiling and recording medical charts, reports, and correspondence.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, medical secretaries employment is expected to grow at a rate of 20.5% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Reno, NV
    • Total Employment: 330
    • Average Hourly Rate: $17.84
    • Average Annual Salary: $37110

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the students College of Southern Nevada accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, College of Southern Nevada may provide services including:

  • Online course work available
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Helping students find work after graduation
  • Child care

Intercollegiate Athletics

College of Southern Nevada is a Member of National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NJCAA Division I classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
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