Medical Administrative Assistant
Are you someone whom people rely on to get the details right? If you are, you could make a great medical administrative assistant. Enroll in our Certificate program to learn healthcare, customer service and office management skills. Medical Administrative Assistant courses online can put you on the road to a new career in as few as nine months.1
Learn the Essentials of Healthcare
You’ll become proficient with technologies to assist patients and confidentially maintain their health records, as well as other procedures in healthcare as a medical office assistant.
Hands-On Learning from Experts
There’s no one better to teach professional skills than experts working in the field. That’s why in our program, you’ll learn directly from experienced professionals.
Online Courses Go Where You Go
We applaud your dedication to grow despite your busy lifestyle. Our online learning options are designed to give you more control and balance over your schedule. At the same time, you’ll receive hands-on support from faculty at every stage.
Rasmussen College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Medical Administrative Assistant
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Students looking to start their career in the healthcare industry and are interested in making a difference in peoples' lives.
Prepares you for
Medical secretary, medical administrative assistant
Not Sure This Degree Is Right for You?
Turn Your Education into a Career
We’ve made advancing your medical administrative assistant career even easier by offering classes and credentials that fit into a busy working schedule. The communication and office management skills you learn in this program are transferable in a range of healthcare settings as a certified medical administrative assistant. That means you will be able to apply, and build on, these in-demand competencies for years to come.
When you’re ready to further your education, you can seamlessly transfer your Medical Administrative Assistant Certificate credits toward a Healthcare Associate’s degree specializing in Medical Administrative Assistant, or a Health Sciences degree if you live in Illinois, which you can earn in as few as nine months.1 As you advance your education, you may also be able to transfer your credits and pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Health and Wellness or Healthcare Management.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), earning a degree, regardless of the field of study, can improve income potential.2 Here is an example of where a Medical Administrative Assistant Certificate can take you.
- Completion time is dependent on transfer credits accepted and the number of courses completed each term.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, [salary data accessed May 21, 2019] https://www.bls.gov/oes/. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, [career information accessed May 30, 2018] www.bls.gov/ooh/. 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.