Medical Administrative Assistant Overview

The Medical Administrative Assistant diploma program provides you with the skills necessary to manage the day-to-day operations of a medical facility. Office management and technical ability are vital skills learned in this exciting program.

You can receive training that emphasizes the administrative and business aspects of overseeing a medical or dental office.

Medical Administrative Assistant Class Training

The Medical Administrative Assistant program includes instruction on the following:

  • Basic principles of accounting
  • Computer applications
  • Medical terminology
  • Medical law and ethics
  • Communications
  • Medical transcription

The administrative, business and communication courses can provide you with a well-rounded background to meet the needs of today's ever-changing medical industry. You can gain valuable skills, enabling you to become a vital link between patient and doctor.

Strong clinical and administrative skills can provide employment opportunities with medical and dental offices, clinics, long-term health care facilities, insurance companies, hospitals, and home health agencies.

Medical Administrative Career Opportunities

According to the BLS, there were approximagely 528,000 employed in this field in 2014 with job openings of 163,800 between 2014 and 2024, representing a 14% or higher growth rate that is faster than average.*

* Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2015 wage data external site and 2014-2024 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2014-2024). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.

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  • For information on graduation rates, the median debt of students who complete this program and more, please view the Henderson Program Disclosures.

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