Make A Difference As A Medical Office Assistant

Earn Your Medical Administrative Assistant Certificate

Our Medical Administrative Assistant Certificate allows you to get a fast start in the healthcare industry as a medical office assistant—in as few as nine months.¹ Imagine, by this time next year, you could acquire the kind of customer service and office management professionalism that makes a real difference in the lives of others.

Through flexible courses offered fully online, you can complete your program on your own schedule as you enhance your customer service and organizational skills specific to healthcare. You’ll also enjoy the benefit of small class sizes that allow for guidance from faculty experienced in this field.

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Credentials Offered Graduate In As Few As*
Certificate9 Months

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Gain Medical Administration Skills Employers Seek

Through career-focused curriculum and practical experiences in your courses, you can prepare for a career as a medical office assistant. Our program is designed to help you acquire current healthcare knowledge and administrative skills employers are hiring for:

  • Fundamental Office Management Expertise

    Learn how to operate a smooth-functioning healthcare facility.

  • Effective Communication Strategies

    Enhance your professional communication skills across a variety of healthcare environments.

  • Medical Technology Overview

    Become proficient with the technology used to manage patients and their health records.

  • Healthcare Environment Exploration

    Understand the framework of healthcare as you acquire a diverse skillset that enables you to work in many different types of healthcare systems and environments.

Advance Your Medical Administration Career

When you are ready to further your education, you can seamlessly transfer your Medical Administrative Assistant Certificate credits into a Health Sciences Associate’s degree which you can earn in as few as nine months.¹ As you advance your career, you may want to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Health and Wellness.

Our Grads Achieve Career Success

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

  • Mayo Clinic Health System
  • Park Nicollet Health Services
  • Allina Health
  • Fairview
  • ThedaCare
  • Diabetes Care Center
  • Red Cross
  • Marshfield Clinic

115 Years of Successful Graduates

At Rasmussen College, we’ve been dedicated to our mission of preparing students for career success since 1900.

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How Much Could You Earn as a Medical Office Assistant?

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$22,270$26,580$32,24036%

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,

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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