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Medical Front Office Overview
The Medical Front Office program is designed to develop and strengthen office skills for a medical setting. The curriculum prepares students to work in entry-level office positions in a variety of health care settings with skills in medical terminology, medical office procedures and medical software applications.
How to Get Started
To get started in the Medical Front Office program for college credit, complete the admissions process at Brookhaven College and meet with a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid needs.
If you are planning to earn a Medical Front Office skills achievement award or certificate, please note that you must complete 25 percent of your course requirements at the college awarding the award or certificate.
Prior to registration for any semester, you must contact a Brookhaven Medical Front Office faculty member to discuss recommended criteria.
If you’re considering applying for this program, attend an information session, where the award, schedule and estimated expenses will be discussed in detail. For times and locations, contact program coordinator Sharon Burton or check the online schedule. During this information session, the program coordinator will help you determine which courses you should take.
Criteria for Enrollment
For successful preparation and future employment in a medical front office setting, we recommend that you have the following:
Dallas County residents pay $156 per three-hour class — that’s $52 per credit hour, or just $624 for a full semester load of 12 credit hours.
Rising Star Program
If you are a Dallas County high school graduating senior, you may qualify for Rising Star funds to help pay for this program. The Rising Star program offers academic support services and up to $4,000 for tuition and books, if you have established financial need.
Courses Offered (Curriculum)
Get information on the courses required for:
All courses are offered as on-campus day and evening courses at Brookhaven College, or may be taken entirely online. Please note that the program is listed as Medical Office Management/Administration under Brookhaven College’s Business Office Systems and Support (BOSS) program.
Other Degree and Certificate Options
Together, the colleges of Dallas County Community College District offer nearly 350 career and technical degrees and certificates, plus more than 50 academic degrees. For more information, see a chart of our degree plans by college or visit our credit programs home page.
Accreditation and Affiliations
Each of the Dallas County Community College District’s seven colleges — Brookhaven, Cedar Valley, Eastfield, El Centro, Mountain View, North Lake and Richland — is individually accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
Not sure exactly what you want to study?
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Our Medical Front Office faculty members not only have advanced degrees but also have real-world experience in the profession, which makes them able to relate to the challenges you face at work. Our instructors work with you one-on-one, encouraging you and helping you to succeed in school and on the job. See profiles of some of our Medical Front Office faculty.
Medical Front Office courses are designed for direct entry into the workforce. However, if you are interested in earning a degree at a four-year institution, please visit the Transfer Services website for guidance on the transfer process.
Links to Additional Information
Note: Links to the following websites are provided for your convenience and information and do not constitute our official endorsement.
If you have questions about the Medical Front Office program that aren’t answered on our website, please feel free to contact us.