Administrative Medical Assistant Program to Be Offered in Wellsboro

Published 07.08.2014

Penn College at Wellsboro
Workforce Development

Are you interested in a career in the rapidly growing field of health care? Pennsylvania College of Technology at Wellsboro will offer an administrative medical assistant program starting in September.

This adult-learning program will focus on training students in medical office practices, including medical terminology, computer applications, reception and scheduling, billing and coding, medical law and ethics, medical records, office management, and medical insurance.

The program will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday in the Wellsboro Area School District Administration Building. Students will complete an externship with medical offices to prepare for employment in physicians’ offices, clinics, billing companies or other ambulatory care facilities.

This is a clock-hour training program, and students will earn a certificate upon completion.  National certification as an Administrative Medical Office Assistant and as a Certified Billing and Coding Specialist may be earned. The program cost is $6,950, and financial aid is available through FAFSA.

An information session will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, July 31, in the administration building, 227 Nichols St., Wellsboro. For more information, contact Penn College at Wellsboro at 570-724-7703.

For information on credit offerings at Penn College, visit the Academic Schools page.