Medical Office Assistant

Medical Office Assistants provide clerical support to medical offices and may work as receptionists, schedulers, etc.

Career Info


Graduates are prepared to take the National Certified Medical Office Assistant (NCMOA) examination given by the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT).

About the Program

Completion of the following three courses is required.

Medical Office Reception

  • Reception
  • Scheduling
  • Communication
  • Record Management
  • Supplies and Equipment Management
  • Office Safety

Medical Office Operations

  • Medical Terminology
  • Basic Health History, Interview and Charting, Vital Signs
  • Health Insurance
  • Coding
  • Financial Management
  • Law and Ethics

Medical Terminology

(pre/co-requisite for the other two courses)

  • Basic Word Structure
  • Terms Pertaining to the body
  • Suffixes
  • Prefixes

Required Healthcare Orientation - Free

Call 540/453-2215 to register. Orientation must be completed prior to the first day of class.

Admission Requirements

  • 18 years of age
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Proven competency in computer office applications or successful completion of a basic computer course
  • Proof of attendance at BRCC Healthcare Orientation Session


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