Medical Administrative Assistant - Associate Degree

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Associate in Applied Science in Medical Administrative Assistant

Earn your medical administrative assistant associate degree

When it comes to the health care field, medical administrative assistants and medical secretaries fill important roles. With all the information, paperwork and data that accompany patient care, the industry needs organized, detail-oriented people to help keep processes running smoothly in settings ranging from a doctor’s office or a hospital to clinics and more. The medical administrative assistant associate degree from Minnesota School of Business & Globe University can prepare students for a career in these roles, providing support for a variety of health care professionals.

Our program emphasizes a foundation in general office skills enhanced by the specific administrative support components unique to medical office settings, such as assisting doctors and clinicians with communications, medical coding and billing, transcribing dictation and other duties physicians might require. And if you’re interested in taking classes full-time*, year-round, you can graduate in just 18 months.

*Taking a minimum of 15 credits per quarter

Gain the skills employers want

With our medical administrative assistant associate degree, you can learn how to:

  • Communicate in a professional manner in health care settings, both verbally and in writing
  • Understand and interpret medical coding and billing
  • Transcribe medical records and explain them when needed
  • Manage patient medical information and classify it accordingly
  • Perform appropriate medical administrative procedures

On-campus learning for the personal attention you deserve

You have responsibilities and a full schedule – you need an education that can be flexible and convenient. At Minnesota School of Business & Globe University, our medical administrative assistant program is offered day, evening or online during both the day and evening to fit your life. We also offer several campus locations throughout Wisconsin and in the Sioux Falls area of South Dakota. With our small class sizes, you can better benefit from the mentorship of instructors who have real-world experience in their industries.

You’ll benefit from classwork in subjects such as:

  • Customer Service Strategies
  • Medical Office Skills
  • Transcription
  • Public Health
  • U.S. Health Systems

Minnesota School of Business & Globe University are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). ACICS is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
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This program is offered at the following locations:


South Dakota

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