Earn your medical administrative assistant certificate online
Take our medical administrative assistant certificate online and get the skills you need for a career in the fast-growing field of healthcare administration. Learn about routine clinical duties, administrative processes, document management, and all the ways you can be an organizational lifeline to medical professionals.
Studying at your own pace and benefiting from affordable tuition, this is your opportunity to grow your professional prospects in a way that fits your busy life—and your budget.
Online Medical Administrative Assistant Training Curriculum
Medical administrative assistants play an important role in a medical office, helping to schedule appointments, follow up with patients, and organize important files and documents. With our online Medical Administrative Assistant Program, you’ll take the first steps toward building the office skills and medical knowledge that can help you prepare to be successful on the job from day one. Your online classes include:
- Medical and Body Systems Terminology
- Introduction to Medical Assisting
- Administrative Medical Assisting
What you get
- Textbook: Pearson's Comprehensive Medical Assisting: Administrative and Clinical Competencies (4th ed.)
- Student Portal dashboard for instant access to online lessons and support
- Learning Resource Center online libraries and labs
- ProQuest® digital access to thousands of sources for research
- An active online community of fellow students, staff, and grads
Administrative assistants who work in medical offices do important work. This importance is reflected in a dramatic rise in demand for qualified medical assistants. In fact, the U.S. Department of Labor predicts 16% job growth in this field by 2031**. That's more than four times faster than the average job growth for all occupations in all industries.
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Frequently asked questions
You may be taking your first steps into higher education. Or you may be considering online study for the first time. Whatever your situation, we're here to guide you through the process and answer any questions you have.
Yes. Earning your medical administrative assistant certificate online assures you have real-world skills that are in great demand in many places across America. Medical practices, hospitals, and clinics appreciate people who have taken the time to get medical administrative assistant training.
As soon as you enroll, you gain an Ashworth College Central Network. It's an online toolkit that offers step-by-step guidance for building your resume, drafting cover letters, writing thank yous, and more. Your lessons may refer you to the Ashworth College Central Network as you prepare to graduate and take new steps in your career. After you earn your diploma, you'll retain your account so you can sharpen your Ashworth College Central Network anytime you need to.
Many of our students have been out of school for awhile, yet find our medical administrative assistant training easy and convenient. We give you what you need to graduate from the medical administrative assistant certificate program with confidence in your practical skills and knowledge.
Enroll for our medical administrative assistant certificate online, or explore other healthcare programs that can help you find new opportunities in a growing field.
A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government, and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.