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Medical Records Specialist Certificate Program in Sacramento

Medical Records Specialist Career Training in as Little as 9 Months*

Looking for a rewarding career in the healthcare field? Asher College’s Medical Records Specialist program gets you trained and puts you on your path to a rewarding career through hands-on training and the support of dedicated instructors.

Our Medical Records Specialist program is tailored to those students who require a flexible schedule to meet their education goals. You’ll be able to take classes during the day, evening, and even on the weekends.

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Becoming a Medical Records Specialist 

As a Medical Records Technician or Specialist, you’ll perform a broad range of tasks to keep hospitals, clinics, and other types of medical facilities running smoothly. You’ll answer telephones, greet patients, update and fill patient medical records, fill out insurance forms, handle correspondence, schedule appointments, arrange for hospital admission and laboratory services, and handle bookkeeping.

Our Medical Records Specialist program offers personalized instruction, technology resources, and hands-on training to prepare you for a medical administration career. The program’s flexibility and convenience will enable you to complete the program and begin your new career by helping you balance your commitments.

You don’t need extensive technical experience to pursue a career as a Medical Records Specialist. If you’re passionate and enjoy helping people in the medical field, training to become a Medical Records Technician or Specialist could be a good option for you.

When you’re close to completing the program, you’ll review the following certification options with your instructor and schedule your exam.

  • CMAA Certified Medical Administration Assistant / National Healthcareer Association
  • CEHRS Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist / National Healthcareer Association

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Sacramento Campus

Asher College’s Sacramento Campus opened in 2010, and its graduates are now employed throughout the Sacramento region. We provide classroom and hands-on training experience that focuses on the skills identified by our Sacramento advisory board made up of local Sacramento employers.

Vocational College

When you choose Asher College in Sacramento for your education and training, you will join the many Asher alumni currently employed in and around the region.

Trade School

As a student at Asher College Sacramento, you will have access to our facilities and resources, personalized instruction from experienced faculty, and the support of staff and fellow students, and as a graduate of Asher College Sacramento, you will be positioned for numerous employment opportunities.

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Career Opportunities

As a Medical Records Specialist graduate, you may find yourself working in:

  • General Practitioner Offices
  • Specialist Medical Offices
  • Clinics and Hospitals
  • Home Health Agencies
  • Ambulatory Clinics
  • Insurance Companies
  • Medical Billing Companies
  • Medical Group Practices
  • Nursing Facilities

Industry Relations

We bring in plenty of guest speakers to give you insight into the industry that you intend to break into. Get inside tips from industry employers, alumni, and people who work in the field on how to create opportunity for yourself.

Asher College's career-focused programs can help you transform your career goals into reality

Market-Driven Education

We have an advisory board that helps shape our curriculum. This allows us to alter the curriculum based on recommendations from employers who hire our graduates

Classes Start Every 2-4 Weeks

Don’t wait around to enroll — our courses begin every 2-4 weeks so you can start your program as soon as you’re ready. Begin your path to a new career quickly with Asher College.

Personalized Attention

We’re a small college, which makes Asher feel like an extended family. Each instructor and faculty member will get to know you by name and help you along the way.

I visited five different schools before I chose Asher because I figured Asher was the perfect fit. My favorite class at Asher would have to be Career Success... If you have the chance to go to Asher, do it!

- Daylene Perry, Medical Records Specialist

Build Career Success Skills

Your time at Asher won’t just be devoted to learning the technical skills of your chosen profession — we also prepare you for the job search with interview tactics, communication skills, resume preparation, and cover letter writing.

An Asher College instructor will work with you one-on-one to develop these skills so that you’ll feel confident about pursuing your career once you graduate.

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