Next program start date

November 09, 2022

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.1 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).

10 Courses to Complete

38 Credit Hours

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Enrollment

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Entrance Requirements

To be considered for admission, students must hold a conferred Associate’s degree from an accredited institution as recognized by the Department of Education, or students must have successfully completed 60 quarter or 40 semester credits with a grade of C or higher.

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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
  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 Outlook Handbook, [career information accessed March 31, 2022] www.bls.gov/ooh/. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2020-2030). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement. Employment conditions in your area may vary.
  3. Tuition for the Early Childhood Education (ECE) Certificate is $205 per credit, for new students only. A student who withdraws and re-enrolls will be required to pay the tuition price offered at the time of their re-enrollment. Students who receive the tuition price of $205 per credit cannot use any additional Rasmussen University discounts, grants and/or scholarships. If a student needs to retake one or more courses in the degree program, the total cost of the program will exceed $7,515. Program cost breakdown: $205 per credit x 36 credits = $7,380 + $135 book fees = $7,515 estimated tuition cost. Program availability varies by campus and state; please see the Rasmussen University Catalog for details.
  4. Tuition for the Early Childhood Education (ECE) Diploma is $205 per credit, for new students only. A student who withdraws and re-enrolls will be required to pay the tuition price offered at the time of their re-enrollment. Students who receive the tuition price of $205 per credit cannot use any additional Rasmussen University discounts, grants and/or scholarships. If a student needs to retake one or more courses in the degree program, the total cost of the program will exceed $14,680. Program cost breakdown: $205 per credit x 70 credits = $14,350 + $330 book fees = $14,680 estimated tuition cost. Program availability varies by campus and state; please see the Rasmussen University Catalog for details.
  5. CDA and Child Development Associate are registered trademarks of the Council for Professional Recognition.

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