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Rego Park (718) 897-0482 Brooklyn (718) 492-2120

If English is not your first language, and you are looking for professional training as well as medical billing training in Rego Park, Queens, or in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, Metropolitan Learning Institute is the place for you.

Contact us today for information today about our Computer Office Technology with Medical Billing and VESL training at our campuses in Rego Park, Queens, or Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. One of our specialists will be happy to go over all relevant course information with you and help you choose a class that is right for you.

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Program Requirements: (in alphabetical order by term)

Term Course Title Course Code Hours
Intermediate ESL I E100 75
Intermediate ESL II E105 75
Intermediate ESL III E110 75
Intermediate ESL IV E115 75
Advanced ESL V E120 75
Advanced ESL VI E125 75
Advanced ESL VII E130 75
Advanced ESL VIII E135 75
COT I-Keyboarding T100 75
COT II-Windows OS T105 75
COT III-MS Word T110 75
COT IV-MS Excel T115 75
COT V-PowerPoint T120 75
Medical Terminology 101 B100 75
Medical Terminology 102 B101 75
Medical Office Procedures B105 75
Electronic Health Records B106 75
Medical Insurance, Billing and Coding I B115 75
Medical Insurance, Billing and Coding II B115 75
Career Preparation C100 75

Program Objective

The program commences with 600 hours of intensive, vocational-related ESL instruction. After completing the VESL component, the program introduces the student to software in high demand that is utilized in medical offices dealing with medical word processing, spreadsheet data analysis, customized presentations and electronic mail messaging.

Students learn to apply medical office billing and electronic health recordkeeping procedures in conjunction with specific professional software utilities.Hands-on training in the above mentioned areas is provided based on theories of computer operations and medical word and document processing

A main feature of the program is experiencing integration between generic and specific skills based on intercommunication and interaction between different types of office computer applications to provide full coverage of medical offices’ business needs arising from a realistic business environment.

The following applies to all above mentioned courses:

Completion Time: Four Terms in 15 weeks each (1500 hours, 60 weeks).

Sessions: Full time sessions are available in the morning and in the evening. Students attend classes 25 hours per week..

Program Readiness: Students are required to take Metropolitan Learning Institute’s CELSA and/or accuplacer Test to determine if they possess the reasoning skills that are necessary for intensive study. Any applicant who scores below the minimum cutoff mark in any given test is advised to reconsider his/her career training choice.

Entrance Requirements:

1. High school diploma or equivalent, evaluated by nationally-recognized translation/ evaluation service if issued outside the USA, Puerto Rico or Guam. Note that some HS completion certificates such as an IEP may not be acceptable-the school’s Financial Aid office will make a determination in each case.

2. Each applicant for 1500 hour programs with an VESL component will be tested to establish his or her need for Intermediate ESL instruction before enrollment, as well as for quantitative skills. To qualify, applicants must achieve a minimum score of 254 on the quantitative part of the accuplacer test and also achieve a 97 or greater score on the CELSA (English) test. Each applicant for 1500 hour programs without an VESL component will be tested to establish his or her reading, writing and quantitative skills. To qualify, applicants must achieve minimum scores of 230/210 on the arithmetic parts of the accuplacer, respectively with a verified foreign High School Diploma.



Applicants with a U.S. HSD or TASC/GED are exempt from this testing.

3. At the end of the Intermediate ESL VIII course (if applicable), students who receive a minimum of 70 (C) in their Level VIII ESL course and are in good academic standing will begin the computer-based portion of their program.

4. Any student who fails to achieve the minimum passing grades in their ESL levels must repeat appropriate units of Intermediate/Advanced ESL (Remedial placement will be decided by the Campus Director and will consider the student’s circumstances on a case-by-case basis).

Maximum Time Frame and Evaluation Points:

The maximum time frame to satisfy program requirements is six terms (2250 hours). Evaluation points are every term (375 hours).

Credential Awarded: Diploma

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