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 As a medical administrative assistant, you will gain the skills needed to support office operations and improve patient care across multiple healthcare settings. 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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Gain Medical Administration Skills Employers Seek
Through career-focused curriculum and practical experiences in your Medical Administrative Assistant courses online, you can prepare for a career as a medical office assistant. Our Medical Administrative Assistant training 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 to improve patient care.
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 and organize medical 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 Healthcare Associate’s Degree, or Health Sciences Associate’s for Illinois students. You’ll be able to earn your degree in as few as nine months, and then be ready to go on to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Health and Wellness.1
Our Grads Work Across Industries
Graduates from our School of Health Science programs are working for leading industries, including:*
- Health Systems
- Hospitals & Clinics
- Local & State Government
- Public & Community Health
- Social Services
117 Years of Successful Graduates
At Rasmussen College, we’ve been dedicated to our mission of preparing students for career success since 1900.
*Industry information reported by Rasmussen College graduates. This list does not constitute an endorsement of Rasmussen College by the industries shown above. Listing does not guarantee or imply that future employment opportunities within these industries will be available.
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Online Medical Administrative Assistant Program Entry Requirements
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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:
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Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, [salary data accessed June 6, 2018] www.bls.gov/oes/. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, [career information accessed December 13, 2017] 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.
How Much Will it Cost?
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We Help Make College Affordable
At Rasmussen College, we believe higher education should be a successful investment. That’s why we offer affordable options that make earning your degree attainable. See how you can save:
- Flex Choice® learning option
- Loans and Grants
- Scholarship Opportunities
- Corporate and Military Discounts
- Seamless transfer policies
Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program:
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Program Page Methodology and Disclosures
1Time to Complete
Completion time is dependent on transfer credits accepted and the number of courses completed each term.