Medical Administrative Assistant Associate Degree

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Play a vital role in the health care industry as a patient’s first point of contact.

Medical Administrative Assistant Associate Degree
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Total Program Credits:
90 Credits

Transfer Credits:
Transfer in up to 75% of the program
*Prior learning and work experience may count toward program credit

Program Length:
6 quarters full time
18 months with year-round classes

Employment Rate:
71% for 2012 - 2013

Salary Range:
Full-time $24,960 - $43,000

As a student in the Associate of Applied Sciences in medical administrative assistant program at Globe University, you will dive into a curriculum that not only prepares you for the diverse duties of health care administrative professionals, but also the necessary clerical skills required in an office environment.

You can complete the medical administrative assistant associate degree in as few as 18 months of full-time, year-round classes.

As part of the Associate of Applied Science in medical administrative assistant program, your course curriculum will cover health care administration topics such as:

  • Medical administrative procedures
  • Medical record transcription
  • Coding and billing processes
  • Medical terminology

The program curriculum also features overarching administrative skills, including:

  • Microsoft Office training
  • Written and verbal communications

Health care organizations need administrative specialists who can streamline the flow of organization and oversee office management. Globe University’s medical administrative assistant associate program is the fast track to the field.

Medical administrative assistant students take part in Globe University’s many benefits, including:

  • Individual attention through small class sizes
  • Instructors with relevant industry expertise
  • Financial aid professionals, versed in grants and scholarships
  • Career assistance from career service professionals
  • Hands-on experiences through applied-learning student projects

Public Health

This course introduces students to the organization, administration and practice of public health.

Coding and Billing

Managed care policies and procedures are covered in this course. Topics include diagnostic and procedural coding, billing and collection processes, insurance authorization and other financial policies.

Medical Terminology

This course is a comprehensive study of terminology used in common medical practice.

Here are a few examples of companies that have employed our graduates.

A.A.S. Medical Administrative Assistant Graduates July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2013

  • Allina
  • Central Regional Pathology Laboratory
  • Mayo Health System-La Crosse
  • Recover Health
  • UnitedHealth Care-Eau Claire

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