Specialized Associate Degree – Administrative Medical Professional

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Earn your Administrative Medical degree in Northern California

As the healthcare landscape continues to evolve, employment opportunities for medical professionals continue to rise. With Empire College’s Administrative Medical Professional degree program, you can address these growing healthcare needs by ensuring that patient care and the day-to-day practices of a healthcare facility function efficiently and run smoothly. Health information professionals are responsible for keeping accurate medical records and ensuring that patients are provided with the utmost quality of care.

Objective: Our California Administrative Medical Professional associate degree courses are designed to help you gain the critical skills to properly handle both administrative and medical billing tasks in a variety of healthcare settings. We also incorporate expanded focus on current medical issues, such as laws and ethics, to give you a comprehensive understanding of the medical industry as a whole. A 168-hour externship is included.

Further duties of a health information professional include managing and modifying patient records with pertinent information regarding diagnoses, electronic records management, medical histories, symptoms, treatment outcomes, and various types of medical coding.

Upon graduation from our Administrative Medical Professional associate degree program in Santa Rosa, you should be prepared to sit for the Certified Professional Coder, Apprentice Status (CPC-A) or Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam, as well as the California Certified Medical Assistant exam to become a certified medical administrative assistant.


Program Length: 6 quarters (18 months)
Specialized (Occupational) Associate Degree awarded upon successful completion of all program graduation requirements.

This administrative medical program includes the following courses:

  • HIPAA and Electronic Records Management
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Medical Terminology
  • Health Information Management
  • Medical Office Procedures
  • Medical Insurance Coding
  • MediSoft
  • Ethics in Technology and Society
  • Principles of Pharmacology
  • Bookkeeping
  • Various Computer, Internet and Microsoft courses
  • Management Communications
  • Medical Externship
  • And many more comprehensive courses!

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Angela Emerick, Esq.

(Class of 2015)

"Being born in Australia and becoming a naturalized U.S. citizen in 2009, I understand the process and honor of becoming an American citizen and am proud to help those in their quest to become citizens and better their lives."

Daryl Reese, Esq.

(Class of 2014)

"I decided to enroll in Law School when I was 50 years old having enjoyed a full career in the nonprofit sector. Now I have a robust business and nonprofit law practice serving clients throughout the State of California and I am loving it. I could never have made that kind of career transition if it had not been for Empire Law School. The opportunity to take evening courses and at a cost far less than other law schools, and to do so in my own community made my career shift affordable, enjoyable, and attainable."

Orchid Vaghti, Esq.

(Class of 2010)

"There are not that many new lawyers who have the experience to go to trial. They would not be ready for it. Seeing the practical points of the legal process through her Empire education gave Orchid an advantage."
- L. Stephen Turer, Esq.