- Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
- Licensed by the New York State Education Department
- Programmatic Accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) for the Medical Assistant program
- Eligible vendor for the New York State Department of Labor and for ACCES-VR
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Hunter Business School
Hunter Business School was founded in 1972 for the purpose of providing quality career training through intensive and innovative programs. Hunter Business School's mission is to provide students with the opportunity to receive a high-quality education for the career best suited to their ability, interest, and ambition. We are an educational environment characterized by high expectations and staffed by professionals who are knowledgeable, compassionate, creative, supportive and effective.
Computer, Information, and Technology
The Computer Technician Networking Specialist training program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in the fields of computer, repair and networking.
All Computer Technician Networking Specialist students build their own computers to be used in the classroom throughout the computer repair and training program. The networking component of the computer repair and training program includes configuration, management, and troubleshooting of common wired and wireless network devices.
Also included in the Computer Technician Specialist training program are emerging technologies such as unified communications; mobile, cloud, and virtualization technologies; and administration of a domain through a Windows server using Active Directory. The basic security component discusses network security; compliance and operation security; and threats and vulnerabilities.
Computer Technician Networking Specialist program hours are distributed between a combination of lecture and practical hands-on labs, with an emphasis on the practical application of theory.
For people who get satisfaction from helping make a medical facility run, who want to understand insurance, and who are analytical and good negotiators, this Medical Billing Specialist diploma program is for you.
The Medical Billing Specialist diploma program prepares billing and coding students to obtain entry-level employment specializing in medical related billing and coding in physicians’ offices and health insurance companies. The diploma program utilizes a current software product for managing medical practices.
Training topics covered include billing and coding, accounts receivable, insurance billing, patient statements, encounter forms, appointment scheduling, procedure history, payment posting, diagnostic history, and referring doctor information.
Medicine and Health Care
If you have a passion for the health care field and like to help people, consider the rapidly growing profession of medical assisting. The opportunities to enter the medical assisting field increase every year as new technological advances are made and more and more people sign onto insurance policies and need medical attention.
The Medical Assistant training program, at the Levittown and Medford campuses, provides hands-on experience in a real medical setting where you can foster professional relationships with actual patients. Make a difference in society and give back to your community. Improve your patients’ quality of life.
Medicine and Health Care
The Medical Office Administration training program prepares Hunter Business School students with the skills and training necessary to provide excellent administrative support while working and playing a key role in running an efficient, productive office in a variety of medical and business environments. Through a blend of classroom instruction and practical hands-on training, students receive an in-depth education in computer data entry of patient information; patient files; filing systems and records; insurance claim filing; and billing and coding.
In addition to courses in management and computer applications, Hunter Business School students learn anatomy and physiology, health care administration, EMR (electronic medical records), insurance theory, and insurance claims management. Medical Office Administration training program students are also exposed to the different parts of Medicare, what to do in case of medical emergencies, and the legal aspects of health care, including HIPAA (the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) and OSHA (the Occupational Safety and Health Act).
For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at http://www.hunterbusinessschool.edu/financial-aid/consumer-information/