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 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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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 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
  • Insurance
  • Local & State Government
  • Pharmaceutical
  • 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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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 2026)
Medical Secretaries$24,240$28,490$34,61023%

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, [salary data accessed June 6, 2018] Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, [career information accessed December 13, 2017] 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.

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