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Medical Administrative Assistant

Certificate

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

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  1. Completion time is dependent on transfer credits accepted and the number of courses completed each term.
  2. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, [salary data accessed May 30, 2018] 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.

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 life. Our online learning options were designed to give you more control and balance over your schedule.

Regional Accreditation

Rasmussen College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Credentials Offered

Medical Administrative Assistant

Certificate

Finish in as few as

9 months1

Learning options

  • Online
  • Campus Support and Resources

Intended for

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

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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.

Medical Secretaries

  • BLS Earnings Data:2

    • $24,240 10th Percentile
    • $28,490 25th Percentile
    • $34,610 50th Percentile
  • BLS Projected Growth 2016–2026:2

    23%

  • BLS Typical Entry-Level Education:

    • High School Diploma or Equivalent
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