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Salt Lake Technical College

Medical Office Administration (KMO2)

The Medical Office Administration program will provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills to competently perform the duties of an administrative medical assistant as defined by local and national standards. Medical Office Administration employees are trained primarily to work in doctors' offices and other ambulatory care clinics as an integral member of the allied health care delivery team helping with administrative tasks including business functions, medical records, patient intake, billing and insurance and other front office tasks.

Certificate of Proficiency: 795 Hours

Occupations in this area

For state and national occupation information, visit O*Net Online and enter the following O*Net code(s):

  • 43-1011.00 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers

Required Courses (795 Clock Hours)

Clock Hours
Course KAOS 0170
Title Computer Concepts
Clock Hours 30
Semester A
Course KAOS 0500
Title Word Basics
Clock Hours 40
Semester A
Course KAOS 0400
Title Business Writing
Clock Hours 70
Semester A
Course KAOS 0600
Title Spreadsheets 1
Clock Hours 40
Semester A
Course KMOA 0111
Title Medical Terminology
Clock Hours 70
Semester A
Course KMOA 0145
Title Anatomy & Physiology
Clock Hours 50
Semester A
Course KMOA 0120
Title Medical Law & Ethics
Clock Hours 60
Semester A
Course KMOA 0130
Title Psychology for Healthcare
Clock Hours 30
Semester A
Course KMOA 0155
Title Medical Office Procedures I
Clock Hours 60
Semester A
Course KMOA 0170
Title Medical Office Procedures II
Clock Hours 60
Semester A
Course KMOA 0180
Title Medical Office Procedures III
Clock Hours 60
Semester A
Course KMOA 0101
Title First Aid / CPR
Clock Hours 10
Semester A
Course KAOS 0300
Title Customer Relations
Clock Hours 40
Semester A
Course KWRK 0515
Title Job Seeking Skills
Clock Hours 15
Semester A
Course KMOA 0211
Title Med Office Externship
Clock Hours 160
Semester A

Tuition and Fees

  • Application Fee: $20.00
  • Tuition: $1,947.75
  • Student Fees: $127.20
  • Lab Fees: $20.00
  • Books/Supplies: $539.65 - Books required for the first day in the healthcare classroom – ask your advisor when this will happen

Total Estimated Cost: $2,654.60 (subject to change without notice)

Associated Costs not payable to the College

(see Requirements below)

  • Background check: $29.00
  • Drug Screen: $35.00 - at SLCC approved site
  • Immunizations compliance: $15.00 (Immunization costs will vary; see local clinic or SLCC Health and Wellness Services)
  • National Center for Competency Testing Certification exam: $90.00

Available Class Schedules

Jordan Campus
3491 W 9000 S, JHS 011
West Jordan, UT 84088

Mon-Thu 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Financial Aid

  • Pell
  • Please contact SLCC Veterans Services for VA Educational Benefits


16 years old at enrollment; 18 years old at externship; 18 years old for Occupation and Licensure.

Student must have a high school diploma or GED to be eligible to sit for the national certification exam that is a required component of this program.

Prospective students must have been assessed (CASAS Test) within 90 days prior to enrollment:

  • Reading: 10.0
  • Math: 8.0
  • Keyboarding speed of 40 CWPM (correct words per minute) on a 5 minute timing
  • 10 Key speed of 6600 sph (strokes per hour) on a 5 minute timing with 98% accuracy

Need a little help with Reading, Math, or keyboarding? Academic Readiness courses will get you up to speed!


  • Hepatitis B (proof of three dose vaccination or proof of immunity by titer).  * Student may start the KMO2 program with proof of first dose of Hepatitis B vaccination, but must be completed prior to externship.
  • MMR (proof of two dose vaccination or proof of immunity by titer) 
  • 2-step PPD or Quanti​FERON-TB – this requires two separate Tuberculin skin tests with negative results or Quantiferon blood test with negative result ​completed within the past year. If a positive result is given, proof of a current chest x-ray with a negative result. 
  • Varicella (Chickenpox) - (proof of two dose vaccination or proof of immunity by titer). A letter from the physician stating childhood exposure will not be accepted. 
  • TDaP (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis) given within the past 10 years
  • Influenza (given October 1 - March 31) – required yearly
  • Covid immunization (highly recommended) – Proof of full immunization is required by most clinical sites. If not immunized, a face shield and mask must be worn at all times during the clinical shifts.
*Note: Clinical sites may have additional requirements to be met for externship placement

Background Check, Drug Screening and Immunizations Compliance

The School of Applied Technology has contracted the services from American DataBank through its comprehensive tool for student screening, immunizations and compliance. This tool, named Complio, is configured to screen for each of the items listed above based on SAT requirements. Students need to create an account with Complio and SLCC will be notified when compliance has been met.

Ready to get started? Visit the admissions page for instructions and steps to follow for enrollment!

Gainful EMployment Disclosure

Medical Office Administration


Certificates Earned within the Program

  • American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR
  • American Heart Association First Aid

Certificates for which Students May Prepare for upon Program Completion

  • American Medical Technologists: Certified Medical Administrative Specialist (CMAS)
  • National Center for Competency Testing: Certified Medical Office Assistant (CMOA)

Course/Program Delivery Model

This program is offered in a Competency Based Education (CBE) format. It is divided into several payment periods consisting of 7-weeks in duration for Full-time students, or 14-weeks in duration for Part-time students, except for the final one which is variable in length. This allows students to accelerate and complete as many courses as they can within each of those time periods while the tuition and fees remain fixed. Students will be expected to invest a minimum of 24 hours per week for Full-time students (if using a Pell grant or VA funding), or a minimum of 12 hours per week for Part-time students, on completing coursework. Students will enroll in each course according to the established sequence in the catalog.

Students who only need one or more courses for purposes other than earning a certificate for a full program of study may enroll for Personalized Professional Training (PPT) courses, available in select program areas.

Students receiving Federal Financial Aid or VA funding please contact your academic advisor for specific information regarding eligibility.


Students need a USB Flash Drive and headphones for the first day of class.


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