Associate Degree in Medical Assistant

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Gain the skills needed to provide both administrative and hands-on patient support.

Medical Assistant Associate Degree
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Quick Facts

Total Program Credits:
92 Credits

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

Program Length:
7 quarters full time
21 months with year-round classes

Employment Rate:
88% for 2013 - 2014

Salary Range:
Full-time $20,800-$35,360

Our medical assistant Associate of Applied Science degree is a career-oriented program meant to prepare you for medical assistant positions in healthcare facilities. Instructors are comprised of healthcare professionals who have first-hand knowledge of the field.

In as few as two years, you can be prepared for an exciting and rewarding career and develop many marketable skills, such as:

  • Professional communication
  • Understanding of anatomy and physiology
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Patient care practices

Courses specific to the medical assistant program include:

  • Medical Terminology
  • Pharmacology
  • CMA Review Seminar
  • Coding and Billing
  • Introduction to Administration

From administrative duties to clinical skills required by healthcare employers, Globe University’s program can help you prepare for your future career.

Medical assistant program highlights:

  • Enjoy the flexibility of day, evening and online classes
  • Learn from highly qualified medical assistant professionals
  • Take courses developed with employer input
  • Focus on hands-on, real-world experiences
  • Demonstrate appropriate medical administrative procedures
  • Perform and analyze clinical procedures such as vitals, laboratory testing and other diagnostic and medical procedures and effectively chart all pertinent patient data
  • Work with our career specialists for career assistance 

Have questions about the medical assistant program? Contact an admissions representative at 1-877-303-6060 or  request information.

  • Medical Terminology

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

    Introduction to Clinical Skills

    This is a general introduction to the clinical/laboratory aspect of the medical office. Subjects covered include OSHA standards and regulations, universal precautions, medical asepsis, infection control, and laboratory safety. This class introduces the theory and practice of effective documentation, communication, and professionalism standards in the medical setting.

    Patient Care Sciences

    This course combines lecture with clinical practice to acquaint students with basic concepts of outpatient care. Topics include patient relations, clinical charting and documentation, vital signs, patient rooming, and physical examinations.

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

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

    1. Advanced Pain Management
    2. American Red Cross of Western Wisconsin
    3. Bronston Chiropractic
    4. Children's Hospital and Clinic
    5. Concentra
    6. Dean Clinic
    7. Fairview
    8. Marshfield Clinic
    9. Mayo Clinic
    10. Partners in Pediatrics