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January 02, 2019

Finish in as few as

9 months1

Learning options

  • 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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  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 May 30, 2018] www.bls.gov/ooh/. Employment conditions in your area may vary.

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 credits into a Healthcare Associate’s degree specializing in Medical Administrative Assistant.

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 2016 and 2026 for medical secretaries is 23%.2 A Medical Administrative Assistant Certificate from Rasmussen College 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.

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

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 a program manager who will speak to you about: immunizations, background checks and TEAS scores.

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Transfer Student

We believe in giving credit where it’s due. Talk to a program manager today or explore our Transfer Policy page to review our seamless credit policies designed to maximize credits, potentially save money and expedite graduation.

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Help Paying for College

Higher education should be a manageable investment. Talk to a program manager and learn how these programs can make it more affordable with Flex Choice® learning options, loans and grants, scholarship opportunities and corporate and military discounts.

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Class Locations

Where Will I Take These Classes?

At Rasmussen College, we want our courses to be available for your schedule; not the other way around. Many of our programs are available on campus or online. Select programs are available for enrollment through a specific campus, but students complete the courses online and are able to utilize online and on-campus support and resources.

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