About Monroe College
Monroe College was founded in 1933 with a single goal: To educate men and women for a successful future. Monroe is recognized as a leader in providing a focused, career-oriented, quality education that integrates classroom learning with real-world experience. Monroe offers a range of certificate, associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. Monroe is more than a college. It is a family, a future, a path to your career. Students, instructors, and staff work together to reach their goals and to have each other’s backs. Monroe works with you to jumpstart your career from day one. The practical skills you learn, your internships, the relationships you build with employers in your field — they’re all focused on your future. At Monroe, everyone’s got your back. You’ll be given the information and skills needed to empower you, solve problems and make decisions in the real world. You’ll be better positioned to compete in the marketplace and forge a path of your very own. Monroe’s faculty and staff are wholly committed to your success. They will be your mentors, your advocates, your champions, and your cheerleaders, from the day you apply until the day you graduate and beyond. Rest assured, you will never feel lost in the crowd at Monroe.
Arm yourself with the organizational, interpersonal, and technical skills to handle administrative duties in healthcare organizations. Become familiar with medical terminology, coding, the use of electronic health records, and professional writing. Entry-level positions are often in hospitals, physician’s offices, insurance companies, behavioral health organizations, and nursing facilities. Start your career in medical administration here. Learn from professionals who actually work in the field and understand the issues you’ll encounter. They’ll guide you, challenge you, and encourage you because your success is their success. Review medical terminology and anatomy, understand basic accounting principles, and practice standard office procedures.
Clubs and honor societies offer a wealth of networking opportunities, and often give you information and experiences you don’t get in a classroom. At Monroe, there are several to choose from:
- Alpha Eta – The national honor society for the allied health professions
- American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) – A professional organization
- Allied Health Club of Monroe College – Conduct health fairs, attend presentations, participate in community service
Future Career in Medical Administration
With your associate degree, you’re ready to launch into a number of in-demand jobs. Here are just a few:
- Care Manager
- Managed Care Specialist
- Unit Coordinator
- Third-Party Billing Specialist
- Intake Coordinator
- Full Time