Next program start date

February 08, 2023

Finish in as few as

9 months1

Learning includes

  • Online
  • Campus Support and Resources

In as few as nine months, you could acquire the customer service and medical office assistant skills that make a real difference in the lives of others with our Medical Administrative Assistant Certificate.2 Medical Administrative Assistant courses online are flexible and allow you to complete your program on your own schedule as you enhance your skills. This career-focused program offers small class sizes and flexible scheduling to help you become a certified medical administrative assistant.

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AFTER THIS CREDENTIAL

What Will I Be Prepared to Do When I’m Done?

Advance Your Education

When you’re ready to further your education, you can seamlessly transfer your Medical Administrative Assistant program credits to earn a Healthcare Associate's degree, or Health Sciences Associate's degree if you live in Illinois, with a Medical Administrative Assistant specialization.

Launch a Career in Healthcare

Upon graduation, you can start your fulfilling role as a medical administrative assistant. With your Certificate in hand, you will be able to work with confidence and knowledge.

Pursue Potential Job Growth

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the projected job growth potential between 2020 and 2030 for Medical Secretaries and Administrative Assistants is 11%.2 A Medical Administrative Assistant Certificate from Rasmussen University can help set you up for success in this growing field.

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SKILLS

What Skills Will I Gain?

Fundamental Office Management Expertise

Learn how to operate a smooth-functioning healthcare facility and confidently collaborate with your team.

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 skill set that enables you to work in many different types of healthcare systems and environments.

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With versatile management skills, career-focused curriculum and practical experiences in your courses, you can get a fast start in the healthcare industry.

SAMPLE COURSES

What Types of Classes Will I Take?

  • Foundations of Medical Administration

    • HSA 1022
    • Online
    • 4 Credits

    Learn medical terminology, office management skills and how to maintain patient privacy in recordkeeping and patient interactions.

  • Customer Service in Healthcare

    • HSA 1050
    • Online
    • 1 Credit

    Learn patient psychology and communication techniques to serve a diverse range of clients and events.

  • Technology Today for Medical Administration

    • HSA 1146
    • Online
    • 3 Credits

    Learn principles of patient security and data security, as well as how to manage patient schedules, manage code diagnoses and procedures for reimbursement in Electronic Health Records (EHR).

12 Courses to Complete

38 Credit Hours

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Rasmussen University is committed to making education more affordable for all students. Our tuition estimating tool can help you visualize the cost of your degree and see what savings opportunities are available to help you achieve it.

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ENROLLMENT

What Should I Know Before I Enroll?

Entrance Requirements

Entrance requirements for the School of Health Sciences vary by program. To learn more and receive help planning your healthcare career path, contact an admissions advisor who will speak to you about immunizations, background checks and TEAS scores.

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Transfer Student

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Help Paying for College

Higher education should be a manageable investment. Talk to an admissions advisor and learn how these programs can make it more affordable with self-directed assessments, credit for prior learning, loans and grants, scholarship opportunities, corporate grants and military discounts for those who qualify.

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CLASS LOCATIONS

Where Can I Find an Online Medical Administrative Assistant Program Near Me?

At Rasmussen University, we want our courses to be available on your schedule, not the other way around. Select programs are available for enrollment through a specific campus and nationally online, but students complete the courses online and are able to utilize online and on-campus support and resources. See below to find out where you can find an online Medical Administrative Assistant program near you.

  • Online
  • Florida
  • Illinois*
  • Kansas
  • Minnesota
  • North Dakota
  • Wisconsin
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