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Online Medical Administrative Assistant Program

Medical Administrative Assistant School
Medical Administrative Assistant School

100% Online. Take classes on your phone. Study anytime. Go at your own pace.

Medical Administrative Assistants are the foundation of any healthcare facility, including hospitals and doctors' offices. A career in the in-demand Medical Administrative Assistant field offers you a wide range of opportunities for fulfillment, excitement and advancement. Every doctor's office, hospital, outpatient facility, nursing care facility and surgery center needs men and women who are trained to help facilities run as smoothly as possible. Medical Administrative Assistants are a key factor in the patient experience, from creating patient profiles and managing health records, to scheduling appointments, creating claims, posting payments – and so much more.

  • Our Medical Administrative Assistant training is designed to prepare you for the nationally recognized Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam administered by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).
    Your CMAA exam fee is included in your tuition- up to a $203 value†.
  • Medical Administrative Assistant jobs are projected to increase 18% by 2030* according to the U.S. Department of Labor.
  • Medical Administrative Assistant professional salary – up to $37,190 per year!*
  • U.S. Career Institute is proud to provide our Career Coach Program which gives you one-on-one access to a Career Advisor.

U.S. Career Institute School Benefits

Affordable monthly paymentAffordable

$79 monthly payments, 5 day risk-free preview and 100% money back commitment.

USCI On-Demand Learning On-demand Learning

100% online and self-paced. No set class schedules so you set the pace and study when you can 24/7.

Mobile Friendly Learning Materials Mobile-Friendly

Custom-designed, mobile-friendly student portal.

USCI has custom learning materials Real-world Skills

Focus on real-world skills that will help you gain the knowledge and skills you need for employment and to prepare for industry certifications.

USCI all-inclusive program All-inclusive Program

Your tuition includes access to instructors, learning materials and career support.

USCI all-inclusive program Proven Reputation

A+ BBB Rating, 40 Years in Business, 4.8 out of 5 TrustScore, DEAC Accredited, 97% of students would recommend us to a friend.

Online Medical Admininstrative Assistant school training that fits your life

For the full Medical Administrative Assistant course outline, goals, and outcomes, please visit our Course Outline page.

Medical Admin. Assistant Outline

What You'll Learn During Your Online Medical Administrative Assistant Training

U.S. Career Institute’s Medical Administrative Assistant course will teach you everything you need to know to start a new career as a Medical Administrative Assistant. Your online training will prepare you with theoretical instruction and practical skills to obtain entry-level, medical administrative assistant positions in a physician’s office or healthcare facility. Upon completion of the course, students will be trained to create patient profiles, manage health records, schedule appointments, create claims, post payments – and so much more!


Medical Administrative Assistant Career Outlook & Course That Fits Your Life

Earnings

$37,190*

Number of Jobs

743,500*

Job Growth

18%*

In as little as four months our Medical Administrative Assistant program will teach you everything you need to know to start working, no previous medical experience needed. And our self-paced online training means you can study anytime, anywhere. With this online Medical Administrative Assistant certificate course, there are no in-person classes to attend and no schedules to keep. U.S. Career Institute’s online Medical Administrative Assistant training is designed to prepare graduates to take the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam administered by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).

For full career outlook and certification information please visit our career and certification page.

Online Medical Administrative Assistant school training Outcomes


USCI Student Testimonial Quote

I love that fact that I can study at my own pace. Another pro is that it is affordable and jumps right into preparing you for your career.

Lily


Online Medical Administrative Assistant school training tuition and financing

Medical Administrative Assistant Program Tuition and Financing

We strive to ensure our Medical Administrative Assistant program is both flexible and affordable. This is why we offer low, monthly payment options for every student. We are committed to providing you with a high-quality education at an affordable price. Make an investment in yourself today!

For more information, please visit our Tuition and Financing page.

Want a competitive edge? Take a look at our Medical Assistant Associate Degree with low monthly payments of just $139!

Medical Administrative Assistant FAQ's

Q. How can I become a Medical Administrative Assistant?
A. Becoming a Medical Administrative Assistant typically requires a HS diploma or equivalent and formal training through an accredited institution can also be helpful. After completing a recognized program, the next step is to sit for and pass an industry certification exam. Graduates of U.S. Career Institute’s Medical Administrative Assistant program are eligible to sit for the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam, through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).
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Q. What does a Medical Administrative Assistant do?
A. Medical Administrative Assistants complete administrative and front-office tasks in the offices of physicians, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities. Such as creating patient profiles, scheduling appointments, billing and posting payments.
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Q. Do I need to get Certified as a Medical Administrative Assistant?
A. Upon graduation from our program, you will receive your U.S. Career Institute Certificate of Completion attesting to your accomplishment. The U.S. Career Institute Medical Administrative Assistant program prepares you to sit for the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam, through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). Your CMAA exam fees, study guide and practice test are included in your tuition.
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Q. Does this meet my Medical Administrative Assisting state requirements?
A. A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state.
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IMPORTANT State Licensing Requirements: Click here for more information.

Q. What is the salary for a Medical Administrative Assistant?
A. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Medical Administrative Assistants have a median salary of $37,190 per year*. Job growth is projected to increase much faster than average in the next several years.
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Q. How much does a Medical Administrative Assistant Course cost?
A. Tuition for this program is $1,239 total when you pay in full. Payment plans are also available.
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Q. Is this Medical Administrative Assistant Program accredited?
A. U.S. Career Institute is Accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency.
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Q. Where Can I Work as a Medical Administrative Assistant?
A. Demand for highly skilled Medical Administrative Assistants can be found in doctor’s offices, hospitals, outpatient facilities, medical laboratories, and nursing care.
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Q. What skills will I learn in this Medical Administrative Assistant program?
A. Skills covered in the Medical Administrative Assistant Program include Medical Terminology, Anatomy, Medical Records, Communication Skills, Medical Insurance, Psychology, Front Office Procedures, Medical Billing, Managing the Medical Office, Financial Management and more.
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People Also Ask

How much does online Medical Administrative Assistant school cost?
While our online medical administrative assistant school is not free, we strive to offer low-cost tuition and offer monthly payment plans. In fact, our tuition and monthly payment plans are so low that we do not offer federal financial aid or loans.

How long does online medical administrative assistant school take?
When you enroll in our self-paced medical administrative assisting program, you choose how much you study each week. If you want to learn medical administrative assisting and become a medical administrative assistant, you can do it in as little as 4 months.

Is this the best online medical administrative assistant school?
We firmly believe that USCI is the top online medical administrative assistant school in the nation. Our curriculum is laid out in easy to learn step-by-step lessons. When you graduate you will be prepared to take the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant exam offered by the NHA to confirm your knowledge in Medical Administrative Assisting.

Is there a U.S. Career Institute medical administrative assistant school near me?
Our online Medical Administrative Assistant school delivers its curriculum on the internet. Where could be closer than your own home? The convenience of online classes makes it easier for our students to fit their studies into their busy lives.

Content updated by: Leslie Ballentine

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*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical Assistants, on the internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-assistants.htm, (visited June 1, 2022). Statements found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are not a guarantee of any post-graduation salary, in part because the data used to create the Occupational Outlook Handbook includes workers from differing educational backgrounds, levels of experience, and geographic areas of the country.
†Provided in form of reimbursement when the following terms are met: Student submits receipt issued by NHA, has successfully completed the course and has paid tuition in full. Reimbursement is for up to $203 towards the cost of the CMAA Certification Exam, practice test and study materials.