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Are you interested in attending Hunter Business School but still have some questions before you make your choice? Here are some Frequently Asked Questions of technical school programs that will help you make your choice when researching education options and technical programs.

What Is a Technical School?

A technical school, also known as a vocational or trade school, focuses on vocations that help students acquire entry-level positions. From Medical Assisting and IT to Web Development and more, a technical school focuses on what you need to know to prepare for various certifications or licensing exams, and to start your new career.

What Are Some Programs That Hunter Business School Offers?

Hunter Business School offers healthcare, information technology and other technical programs that can be completed in less than one year, attending full-time. Some of these programs include Medical Assisting, Medical Billing Specialist, Medical Office Administration with Billing and Coding, Computer Technician Networking Specialist and Web Application Design and Development.

Medical Assistant FAQs

There are many frequently asked questions about medical assistant programs. The following are some of the most common medical assistant FAQs:

What is a Medical Assistant program?

A medical assistant program teaches you how to perform the clinical and clerical duties that accompany a position at a doctor’s office, urgent care, or other medical facility. The Medical Assistant program prepares competent, entry-level medical assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills) and affective (behavior) learning domains required for professional practice.

How long is a Medical Assistant program?

A medical assistant program is a 7½ month full-time day program or 15-month part-time evening program.

How can I become a Phlebotomist?

Our Medical Assistant program will prepare you to be both a medical assistant and phlebotomist in various medical environments.

How can I become an EKG Technician? 

EKG curriculum is also included in our medical assistant program coursework. As a student, you will attend classroom lecture to learn the theory and practice behind electrocardiogram (EKG) administration. You will also receive hands-on practice in lab classes. All medical assistant students at Hunter Business School are trained on EKG diagnostic testing to perform EKG exams within doctor’s offices and hospitals.

Will I get on-the-job experience?

Our Medical Assistant program includes lecture/theory, labs and an externship in the field.  Having experience is important for your resume when applying for a new job.

During the school externship phase of training, you are placed in a medical facility for real-world experience. You observe experienced medical personnel and perform the duties of a medical assistant under the strict supervision of trained professionals. You are then evaluated by the site supervisor on the basis of performance.

Medical Billing and Coding FAQs

There are many frequently asked questions about medical billing and coding programs. The following are some of the most common medical billing and coding FAQs:

What is Medical Billing and Coding?

Medical billing and coding specialists play a key role in managing billing and recordkeeping operations for doctor’s offices, clinics and other medical facilities. They also manage invoices and insurance claims. It’s a perfect job for you if you have an aptitude for science and medicine but don’t feel comfortable providing personal care.

How long is schooling for Medical Billing and Coding?

You can complete a Medical Billing and Coding program in as little as 3 months.

Medical Office Administration, Billing, and Coding FAQs

There are many frequently asked questions about medical office administration programs. The following are some of the most common medical office administration FAQs:

What is Medical Office Administration?

Medical office administration involves computerized accounting, general and medical office administration, and medical practice and hospital billing. Hunter Business School’s graduates of the Medical Office Administration with Billing and Coding training program can obtain entry-level employment in a medical environment as a biller or patient coordinator. They are also prepared for other administrative roles in medical environments.

What is Hospital Billing?

The purpose of hospital billing is to manage the claims for patient medical services provided by the healthcare facility. Medical billers working in a hospital will submit claim forms for services rendered to governmental and insurance organizations for reimbursement. They may also research claim denials and contact patients to reconcile hospital bills.

Computer Technician Networking Specialist FAQs

There are many frequently asked questions about computer technician networking specialist programs. The following are some of the most common computer technician networking specialist FAQs:

What is a Computer Technician?

A computer technician assists computer users within an organization. As a computer technician, you may maintain computer networks or provide help desk services for computer users with hardware or software issues. The Computer Technician Networking Specialist training program at Hunter Business School is designed to prepare you for entry-level positions in the IT field.

How long is Computer Tech Training?

Computer tech training can be completed in as little as 7 ½ months attending full-time by day or 15-months attending part-time in the evening. Computer tech training includes lecture/theory and lab classes with relevant hardware and software.

What does Hunter Business School include with Computer Technician Networking Specialist Program enrollment?

Included in the Computer Technician Networking Specialist program is a laptop, basic tools, tool bag and parts organizer, tools for network cable assembly and testing, circuit soldering equipment for basic soldering, all the parts to build a computer (which you keep when you complete the program), and e-books for the IT section and basic circuit assembly section.

Web Application Development and Design FAQs

There are many frequently asked questions about web application development and design programs. The following are some of the most common web application development and design FAQs:

What does a Web Developer do?

Web developers are responsible for creating and maintaining websites. They may manage the site’s technical and performance aspects. These include making sure the website can be crawled by search engines, that the website has enough bandwidth, and it is user friendly for web page viewers.

How do you become a Web Developer?

Hunter Business School offers a Web Application Design and Development program. This program transforms beginning computer coding students into entry-level full-stack web developers. Learn how to code and design web and mobile responsive applications professionally in a full-time immersive course.

What do you teach in a Web Development and Design program?

This Web Application Design and Development diploma program covers both front-end and back-end web development topics, starting with client-side programming languages such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, then gradually advancing to object-oriented programming, Enterprise Java, and database design.

The curriculum culminates with computer coding assignments using today’s most popular web development technologies, such as Python and PHP, encompassing e-commerce, content management, service-oriented architecture, and security.

Contact us today to find out more about how to become a medical assistant, medical office admin, computer repair technician, web developer, practical nurse, or medical billing specialist on Long Island.

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