Medical Administrative Assistant Certificate Series

A medical administrative assistant works in physician offices, general medical and surgical hospitals, offices of dentists and other health practitioners, outpatient care centers, clinics, and urgent care facilities.  Medical administrative assistants perform duties using specific knowledge of medical terminology and hospital, clinic, or laboratory procedures.  Duties may include scheduling appointments, billing patients, and compiling and recording medical charts, reports, and correspondence.  Employment in this field is expected to grow faster than average, with projected job openings nation-wide of 278,400. 

Certification Information

Upon completion of all courses in the series, students are eligible for the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant certification through the National Healthcareer Association.

Courses in the Certificate Series 

Medical Front Office
Course Number: MDCA 1021
Hours: 60
Fee: $399
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Medical Law and Ethics for Health Professionals
Course Number: HPRS2021
Hours: 48
Fee: $429
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Medical Terminology
Course Number: HITT 1005
Hours: 48
Fee: $429
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Basic Health Professions Technology
Course Number: MDCA1000
Hours: 48
Fee: $289
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Health Care Communications 
Course Number: HPRS2032
Hours: 48
Fee: $429
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Microsoft Excel I
Course Number MOFF 6625
Hours: 18
Fee: $129
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Hours: 270
Courses may be taken in any order. 
Textbooks are required for most courses, see individual course syllabi for book information. 
Upon completion of all courses, email to request your certificate.   
Employment Opportunities
Job Titles
Medical Secretary
Medical Office Specialist
Patient Coordinator
Admissions Coordinator
Secretary Receptionist
Surgery Scheduler
Job Locations
Physician offices
Surgery centers 
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