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Medical Administration and Billing Program

The Medical Administration and Billing diploma program at Dorsey Schools provides students with training needed for a career in this important, in-demand field. Students enrolled in this program will receive thorough training in computer technology, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, records and database management, medical billing and coding, and more – all within 12 months.

  • Best practices in medical billing and practice management
  • Industry-current electronic health records (EHR) software programs used in today’s physician’s practices, hospitals, and other medical facilities
  • Medical coding systems using CPT, ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM, and HCFA terminology, as well as hospital and institutional medical billing and coding
  • Coverage of medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology
  • The principles of accounting and business communication

Prior to graduating, students will be required to take part in an externship where they will have the opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills they have learned throughout their program while gaining professional exposure to the field and experience within the industry.

  • Dearborn Campus
  • Farmington Hills Campus**
  • Lansing Campus
  • Madison Heights Campus
  • Roseville Campus
  • Saginaw Campus
  • Southgate Campus
  • Waterford-Pontiac Campus
  • Wayne-Westland Campus

** Please Note: Our Farmington Hills Campus is not accepting new students at this time.

Medial Administration and Billing Career Outlook

Professionals with medical administration and billing training play an essential role in today’s healthcare industry. Typical job responsibilities may include drafting reports, scheduling appointments, managing databases, filing insurance claims, and more. Jobs in this field are most commonly found in hospitals, medical offices and/or any other health care-related facilities.

  • According to the US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of health information technicians (positions that can be filled by Medical Administration and Billing graduates) is projected to grow 15% from 2014 to 2024, which is much faster than the average for all occupations.a
  • In addition, according to the State of Michigan DTMB, Bureau of Labor Market Information and Strategic Initiatives, employment of medical records and health information technicians (positions that can be filled by Medical Administration and Billing graduates) is projected to grow 10% from 2014 to 2024.b
  • Accretive Health
  • Advanced Consulting Solutions
  • Auto Com
  • City Medical
  • CRT Medical Systems
  • Datamatics
  • Diamond Health Management and Staffing
  • Family Health Center of Riverview
  • Great Lakes Medical Billing
  • Helping Hand Home Healthcare Corporation
  • Mclaren Home Medical
  • Michigan Billing Services
  • Mid-Michigan Medical Billing
  • St. Mary’s Billing LLC
  • …and more!

Enroll in the Medical Administration & Billing program at Dorsey Schools today and get the career training you need to become a valued professional in the healthcare field.

Why Choose Dorsey

    Dorsey Schools is a respected post-secondary institution, having trained and taught quality graduates in Michigan since 1934. At Dorsey Schools, you’re not just a number. You have specific goals; goals that are unique to you as an individual and as a student at Dorsey Schools, we’re going to work hard to help you reach those goals. Our instructors and administrators know students individually and they care about each individual student. In addition, our schools are designed to help students throughout their time with us from the Admissions process through Financial Aid to Career Services, our administrators are readily available. Here at Dorsey Schools, we have a strong commitment to our students and the communities in which they live and work.
  • Small Class Sizes: Many of our lecture classes have a maximum of a 30:1 student to teacher ratio (some may be up to 40:1, it varies by campus), and most lab classes have a maximum of an 18:1 student to teacher ratio, allowing students to receive personal attention and the one-on-one guidance needed for success.
  • Quality Instructors: Our industry-experienced instructors are dedicated and committed to our students’ success. Every Dorsey Schools instructor meets or exceeds State of Michigan and accreditation criteria, guidelines, and qualifications. It’s not uncommon for Dorsey students to see their instructors as their coach and mentor throughout their studies.
  • Hands-on Training: We provide our students with program-specific curriculum dedicated to assist them in learning the skills needed for that specific career. Learning at Dorsey Schools often takes place in both lecture and lab settings allowing students the ability to practice the skills they are learning. Many of our programs also include an Externship prior to graduation, designed to model the work environment students may experience upon Graduation.*
  • Short-Term Training Programs: Many of the programs at Dorsey Schools can be completed in a year or less, allowing you to complete your training in a relatively short period of time.**
  • TEN Convenient Campus Locations: We have TEN campus locations (Dearborn, Farmington Hills, Lansing, Madison Heights, Roseville, Saginaw, Southgate, Taylor, Waterford-Pontiac, Wayne-Westland) prepared to assist the people of Michigan develop skills needed for exciting new career opportunities. Each of our campuses has a dedicated staff available to help you throughout your studies.
  • Convenient Class Schedules: We realize our students are busy and often juggle commitments outside of school. As a result, we offer Day, Afternoon, and Evening classes*** designed to fit your schedule.
  • Tuition Planning: Each of our campuses has Financial Aid Representatives available to meet with students and discuss financing options. We realize the Financial Aid process can be difficult to understand, but our team will help students understand the process and options available to them. Financial Aid is available to those who qualify.
  • Career Services: Each of our campuses has Career Services professionals dedicated to offer employment assistance to all eligible graduates. In addition, Dorsey Schools has developed relationships with employers in Michigan which, when coupled with the job search skills students learn, creates positive employment possibilities for our graduates. Dorsey Schools is your Career Connection™.

*Programs vary by campus
**Completion time varies by program
***Availability varies by campus


aBureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Medical Records and Health Information Technicians,  on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-records-and-health-information-technicians.htm (visited July 11, 2016).

bMichigan DTMB, Bureau of Labor Market Information and Strategic Initiatives, Long-Term Occupational Employment Projections (2014-2024) Michigan Statewide, Medical Records and Health Information Technicians (SOC Code: 29-2071), http://milmi.mt.gov (visited July 11, 2016).

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