Medical Assistant Associate Degree
Do you enjoy helping people? Learn clinical and administrative skills to find a job as an allied health professional with a medical assistant degree. Medical assistants work directly with patients and physicians to deliver health care services.
The healthcare field is growing and constantly evolving. The need for health care professionals continues to grow. Employers are looking to medical assistants to keep up with these changes and deliver care to their patients as efficiently as possible. At Globe University, our medical assistant school stays on top of the changes and provides up-to-date training for students.
Join the healthcare field with a rewarding career as a medical assistant!
A fast-growing field - According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, medical assistant jobs are expected to grow 31% by 2020, much faster than average.
A medical assistant can find employment in a number of positions within the healthcare field. Find jobs in doctors’ offices, urgent care clinics, hospitals (not emergency rooms), assisted living facilities and chiropractors’ offices.
Highlights: medical assistant associate degree
This program builds on the rigorous technical training offered in the diploma program, adding general education classes that strengthen critical thinking and communication skills.
- Earn this two-year degree in just 21 months of continuous study.
- Medical courses include patient care sciences, microbiology, hematology, immunology and more.
- Technical training is hands-on, including managing electronic health records, taking X-rays* and performing lab work.
- Enjoy small class sizes with personalized instruction.
- Learn from professionals in the field.
- Practice your medical, lab and office skills in the real world during an externship.
- Prepare for industry certifications examinations.
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Planning for college and your career in medical assisting
The following information may help you make the right decision regarding your future career and the college program that will make it possible:
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One of our representatives will be happy to provide more information and help you evaluate your options. Call 877-303-6060 or contact admissions for assistance.
Medical assistant program accreditation, CMA exam
Graduation from an approved accredited program is a requirement for taking the CMA (AAMA) exam.
*The X-ray components of the medical assistant curriculum are not offered at Globe University's Wisconsin campuses.
The medical assistant associate degree programs at Globe University and Minnesota School of Business campuses in Appleton, Blaine, Brooklyn Center, Eau Claire, Elk River, Green Bay, La Crosse, Lakeville, Madison East, Madison West, Moorhead, Richfield, Rochester, Sioux Falls, St. Cloud, Wausau and Woodbury are accredited by Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). Please contact the medical assistant program coordinator at your campus for more information.