Associate of Applied Science Degree in Medical Office Administration: Concentration in Medical Assistant
Campus Medical Assistant Programs
Technological advances in medicine and the growth and aging of the population are leading to exponential expansion in the healthcare industry requiring an increased need for healthcare workers. So, if you have been thinking about earning your medical assistant education, consider what our program can offer.
Those who earn their medical assistant degree can have careers in a wide variety of positions, including: Clinical or Administrative Assistant, Medical Receptionist, Medical Assistant or Medical Office Assistant. The Associate of Applied Science in Medical Office Administration: Concentration in Medical Assistant program prepares students to seek entry-level positions as Medical Assistants. This Medical Assistant program is broken into two phases, the first phase is the Certificate in Medical Assistant program, and the second phase is the medical office administration courses. Prior to advancing to the medical office administration courses, students must complete the Certificate in Medical Assistant program.
Charter College’s Associate of Applied Science Degree in Medical Office Administration: Concentration in Medical Assistant is available in Anchorage and Wasilla, AK, Bellingham, Pasco, and Vancouver, WA, and Oxnard, CA.
Students are exposed to a variety of medical courses, as well as computer applications and office management, including:
- Record Management and Ethics
- Patient Care Concepts
- Minor Office Surgery
- Office Emergencies and Cardiac Care
- Computer Technology and Word Processing
You can earn an Associate Degree in just 18 months. Charter starts classes every five weeks providing unparalleled flexibility and our unique accelerated learning approach helps you to graduate on time.