Medical Office Specialist

O*Net Online

The O*NET Program is the nation’s primary source of occupational information. Valid data are essential to understanding the rapidly changing nature of work and how it impacts the workforce and U.S. economy. The database, which is available to the public at no cost, is continually updated from input by a broad range of workers in each occupation.


Sponsored by the U.S Department of Labor, CareerOneStop aims to deliver integrated, easy-to-understand workforce information that helps job seekers, students, workers, workforce intermediaries, and employers develop their capacity and make sound economic decisions in the new economy.

BLS Occupational Outlook Handbook

The Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) provides information on what workers do; the work environment; education, training, and other qualifications; pay; the job outlook; information on state and area data; similar occupations; and sources of additional information

Anatomy & Physiology

GetBodySmart: An animated and interactive e-book about the human body.

Khan Academy: Unit: Human Anatomy and Physiology: Lessons, Videos, Quizzes

Innerbody: 3-D computer-aided-design, or CAD, views inside the human body

Biointeractive: Animation, Activities and Videos Color illustrations and a subject index with 13,000 entries- perfect if your textbook is missing critical illustrations

Medical Terminology

Online Merriam Webster Medical Dictionary

PicMonic: Study website that uses pictures and audio to explain medical terms and different aspects of pharmacology

Introduction to Medical Terminology Quiz: Online quiz of about 72 questions

Dr. John Campbell Medical Terminology: (Videos) Multiple lectures with visuals on terminology words lists

Medical Terminology Lessons (JJ Medicine): (Videos) Lecture lessons with notes and guided practice

BC Advantage is the largest independent resource provider in the industry for Medical Coders, Medical Billers, Healthcare Auditors, Practice Managers, Compliance Officers, and Documentation Experts. Current students may view a print version of the monthly publication in the Learning Resource Center


The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) is a leading voice and authority in health information, wherever it is found.


AAPC discovers, develops, and provides innovative products, services, and solutions to help the global healthcare industry recognize the full potential of their revenue cycle.

All certifications require continuing education to be eligible for renewal. Once a certification is issued, the certificate holder should ensure compliance with, and keep documentation of, all continuing education, as well as any other certification renewal requirements.

Maintaining Your Certification


Medical Coder and Biller Certification (MCBC) (AMCA) 


Medical Office Assistant (MOA)(NCCT)