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Medical Front Office Advanced

Mayfield’s Medical Front Office Advanced program prepares graduates to work in front-office positions for a medical practice, healthcare facility, insurance company, and more.

Medical Front Office staff act as the glue that holds together all the other pieces of the health care experience and allows doctors and other professionals to deliver the best possible care to patients.

Skills you will learn:

  • Introduction to medical records, Electronic Medical Records, and Filing Systems.
  • Fundamentals and application of medical billing and coding.
  • Administrative and communication skills needed to manage a medical facility.

*Core classes prepare students for the industry-relevant certification tests that graduates must take and pass. The cost of one exam attempt per program approved certification is included in your tuition and fees.

Mayfield’s Medical Front Office Advanced program is designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and hands-on training they need to begin a career in an entry-level medical office position.

Here are some things you may do:*
  • Electronically record data for collection, storage, analysis, retrieval, and reporting
  • Demonstrate proficiency in reviewing and assigning medical codes across a wide range of medical services
  • Interview patients to complete documents, case histories, or forms, such as intake or insurance forms
  • Facilitate timely reimbursement by preparing and submitting claims with accurately assigned codes
  • Maintain medical records, technical library, or correspondence files
  • Effectively communicate using correct medical and insurance terminology in written and oral communication

* Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical Records Specialists, at (visited April 06, 2023).

Graduates of Mayfield’s Medical Front Office program are prepared to assume essential roles in the fast growing and dynamic healthcare industry.

  • The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects Medical Records and Health Information Specialists employment growth of 7% from 2021-2031*
  • In California, jobs for Medical Secretaries are expected to increase by 14% between 2020 and 2030**
  • Medical Records Technician is listed as one of the "100 Best Jobs of 2023" by the US News & World Report

This program prepares students for potential roles, such as:
  • Medical Office Specialist
  • Patient Finance Manager
  • Medical Billing & Coding Specialist
  • Medical Office Manager
  • And more!

* Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical Records Specialists, at (visited April 06, 2023). These employment projections are provided for informational purposes only and may not reflect actual job demand in any particular field or region.

** National Center for O*NET Development. California Employment Trends: 43-6013.00 - Medical Secretaries and Administrative Assistants. O*NET OnLine. Retrieved April 19, 2023, from