This builds on the variety of online programs Remington College previously offered out of Knoxville and adds to its footprint in Tennessee, which includes campuses in Nashville and Memphis.
“We’re proud of career training programs we’ve been able to offer at our Tennessee campuses,” said Remington College President Pam Bell. “We’re thrilled to have the chance to serve another student population with the Knoxville Campus and continue our mission to provide career-focused programs to interested students.”
The first two programs offered at the Knoxville campus will aim to serve a growing employment field. Remington College Knoxville will offer a Medical Assisting 9-Month Diploma and a Medical Office Administration 8-Month Diploma.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, healthcare occupations are projected to add more jobs than any other occupational group due to an aging U.S. population—adding 2.4 million new jobs from 2016 to 2026.1
The Medical Assisting 9-Month Diploma program aims to prepare students for a number of entry-level positions.2 The curriculum covers topics such as clinical procedures, anatomy and physiology and pharmacology and aims to prepare students to take vital signs, file medical records, submit insurance information and more.
The program can be completed in as few as nine months,3 and students who successfully complete the program are awarded a Diploma in Medical Assisting.
The Medical Office Administration 8-Month Diploma program also aims to prepare students for a number of entry-level positions,2 such as medical administrative assistant, medical billing specialist, collections clerk, and patient services representative.
The curriculum covers topics such as medical terminology; basic medical coding applications; law, ethics and medical records; and more. The program can be completed in as few as eight months,3 and students who successfully complete the program are awarded a Diploma in Medical Office Administration.
Remington College is a non-profit technical school headquartered in Lake Mary, Florida, with 13 campuses throughout the U.S. and a variety of online programs. For more information about Remington College, visit www.remingtoncollege.edu.
1 BLS statistics represent national job growth expectations and are not necessarily reflective of local market conditions.
2 Employment is not guaranteed for students or graduates. State licensure/certification may be required.
3 Program completion times may vary based on individual performance/circumstances as well as the program selected.
About Remington College: Non-profit Remington College, headquartered in Lake Mary, FL, operates 13 college campuses throughout the United States offering career focused diploma, bachelor and associate degree programs in a variety of career fields. For more information, please visit remingtoncollege.edu. For the latest news about Remington College, visit facebook.com/remingtoncollege. Remington College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs and other school administered programs.
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