Apply Your Organizational Skills to Start Your Healthcare Career

Earn Your Medical Administration
Associate's Degree or Diploma

Our Medical Administration Associate's degree and Diploma focus on developing your specialized customer service office management skills so you can start a successful career in the rapidly advancing healthcare industry.

Through flexible courses offered fully online or on campus, you can complete your program on a schedule that works for you. Our small class sizes allow you to receive one-on-one guidance to help you succeed on your path to graduation.

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Credentials Offered Graduate In As Few As*
Diploma12-15 Months
Associate's Degree18-21 Months

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Gain In-Demand Medical Administration Skills Employers Seek

Through career-focused curriculum and practical, hands-on opportunities in your courses, you can prepare for a successful career as a medical administrative assistant. Our program is designed to help you gain relevant healthcare knowledge and administrative skills employers seek, including:

  • Medical Record Management

    Learn the coding and electronic record-keeping systems vital to the day-to-day operation of today's healthcare providers.

  • Fundamental Office Management Expertise

    Develop office management strategies that help you gain an edge in the medical administration realm.

  • Professional Communication

    Develop the customer service and communication skills you need to fill key roles on any healthcare team.

  • Reimbursement and Insurance Processing

    Examine new insurance laws and plans so you can confidently serve employers and guide their clients

Continue Your Education—Earn Your Bachelor's Degree

Our program is designed so you can continue your education by transferring your Associate's degree credits into our Healthcare Management Bachelor's degree.

Our Grads Achieve Career Success

Graduates from our School of Health Science programs are working for leading employers, including:*

  • Sanford Healthcare
  • United Health Group
  • TRIA Orthopedic
  • St. Jude Medical
  • Mayo Clinic Health System
  • Essentia Health
  • Cardiovascular Institute
  • Greatland Home Health
  • U.S. Army
  • Pinellas County Job Corps
  • MN Oncology
  • Rise, Incorporated


Success Rate

90% of responding December 2012 to June 2013 graduates across all programs are working in their field of study or continuing their education.*

*Employer information reported by Rasmussen College graduates. This list does not constitute an endorsement of Rasmussen College by the organizations shown above. Listing does not guarantee or imply that future employment opportunities at these organizations will be available.

Average Starting Salary

for our Medical Administration Graduates:

  • Diploma$23,511
  • Associate's Degree$28,519

Program Entry Requirements

Immunizations and a background check are required prior to enrollment. Speak to a program manager to start your path to earning your Medical Administration Associate's degree or Diploma.

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How Much Could You Earn as a Medical Administrative Professional?

In-Demand Career Options for Your Future

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), earning a degree, regardless of the field of study, can improve income potential.* Here is the average salary by percentile and projected job growth for health sciences professionals:

Job Title(s) 10th Percentile 25th Percentile 50th Percentile Job Growth (By Year 2022)
Medical Secretaries$22,150$25,160$29,61036%

BLS salary data represents national, averaged earnings for the occupations listed and includes workers at all levels of education and experience. This data does not represent starting salaries. Employment conditions in your area may vary.
Potential earnings calculated by multiplying median full-time salaries by 30 years,,

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, 2012-2013 Occupational Outlook Handbook,

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How Much Will it Cost?

At Rasmussen College, we’re committed to helping make higher education more affordable for you. That’s why we offer straightforward tuition costs locked in place until you graduate, so you know your tuition will not increase through graduation if you are continuously enrolled.

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Affordable Options to Help You Save Money

Through our comprehensive SUPPORT+ student services, our student financial services advisors help you receive affordable tuition as you earn your degree. Browse our options to see how you can save:

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