The education you will need to become a medical administrator will take a year in most cases. You will need to apply to a technical or vocational school that will provide accredited courses in medical terminology, labor law, medical law and ethics, billing and collections, and human resources.
Certification is required for some practice administrators and managers. The employment opportunities that are available for the medical administrator include management positions in nursing homes and hospitals. Medical administrators will need to stay on top of the latest medical terminology and management issues so continuing education will be must.