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Online Medical Assistant Associate Degree

If you are seeking a Medical Assistant associate degree online program, then U.S. Career Institute is the perfect choice! We are Accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) and hold an A+ rating with the BBB. Classes are online and self-paced—study any time, any place—at your own pace. When you enroll in our Medical Assistant associate degree online program, in as little as 16 months you’ll be set for success in a high growth healthcare career. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics confirms faster than average growth—a whopping 18%—for medical assistant jobs for the next 10 years.* So there’s never been a better time to enroll in our Medical Assistant associate degree online program!


Prepare for your Medical Assistant Associate Degree Industry Certifications

Graduation from U.S. Career Institute’s Medical Assistant associate degree online program qualifies you to sit for nationally recognized certification exams. Three of the certification exams you will be eligible to sit for—and we recommend upon graduating—include the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam, the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) exam and the Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) exam, all offered by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). Certification exams are administered by independent third parties. You are not required to take a certification exam, however, taking this additional step can help you market yourself to potential employers and validate your medical assisting knowledge. U.S. Career Institute will reimburse graduates for the cost of these exams, and/or study guides and practice tests, up to $389.

Your CCMA, CMAA, CBCS exam fees are included in your tuition- up to a $389 value†.

Be Ready for Your Exam

In addition to the above exams, our Medical Assistant associate degree online program also qualifies graduates to take the following nationally recognized certification exams:

Why Choose Medical Assistant Associate Degree?

Healthcare is huge and professions in the medical field are booming! Driving growth in healthcare services is the constantly increasing number of patients and hospital admissions. It takes a lot of qualified medical professionals to provide the quality care needed for so many patients. When you earn your degree with our Medical Assistant associate degree online program, you’ll have a larger range of career choices available to you—because of your extended education. Your diverse studies can open more opportunities for career advancement or options to seek employment in specialty areas of medical assisting. Every physician's office, hospital, outpatient facility, medical laboratory and nursing care facility needs men and women who know what it takes to help patients, handle records and assist doctors and nurses.

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Why Choose U.S. Career Institute?

Affordable monthly payment
AFFORDABLE

Monthly payments of just $139 include everything you will need to complete the program. You also have a risk-free preview and our 100% money-back commitment.

USCI On-Demand Learning
ON-DEMAND LEARNING

Our programs are 100% online and self-paced. There are no set class schedules, so you set the pace and study when you can. Access instructors through phone or email on the device of your choosing.

Prepare for in-demand careers
PREPARE FOR IN-DEMAND CAREERS

You can gain the knowledge, skills, and credentials to move toward success along a new or existing career path.

USCI has custom learning materials
CUSTOMIZED LEARNING MATERIALS

Our 24/7, on-demand learning platform is easy to use at home or on the go, and you decide when to start and take your classes.

USCI focuses on real-world Skills
REAL-WORLD SKILLS

Focus on the practical, career-focused skills you need for employment and to prepare for industry certifications.

USCI all-inclusive program
ALL-INCLUSIVE PROGRAM

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


Medical Assistant Associate Degree Program Details: What Will You Learn?

Our Medical Assistant associate degree online program gives you the skills you need to succeed in the healthcare industry. You'll learn about medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, medical diagnostic and procedural coding, medical insurance billing and reimbursement, pharmacology, taking patient vital signs, administering medication, drawing blood, electronic health records, business communications, and law and ethics for healthcare business professionals.

Why Choose Medical Assistant?

Medical Assistant Associate Degree with Affordable Tuition

We are committed to providing you with a high-quality education at an affordable price. With convenient payment options, you can get started on your Medical Assistant associate degree online program today. Join the thousands who have trained with U.S. Career Institute and start earning your associate degree in medical assisting today!



Medical Assistant FAQ's

Medical Assistant FAQs

Q. Can You Get Your Medical Assistant Degree Online?
A. Yes! Our Medical Assistant associate degree online program packs multiple medical skills into one degree, preparing you for a variety of careers in the healthcare industry.
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Q. What Careers Will I Be Prepared to Work in When I Complete my Medical Assistant Degree?
A. Our Medical Assistant associate degree program prepares you for five different industry certifications: medical assisting, medical billing, medical coding, electronic health records, and patient care technician.
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Q. What Is the Best Two-Year Medical Degree?
A. Our Medical Assistant program is a unique medical associate degree option. While some undergraduate schools offer healthcare programs to teach you one career over a few years, our two-year medical assistant program will prepare you for five types of in-demand healthcare jobs. Our self-paced online classes teach you not just one specialty but several subspecialties as well. Throughout our program's courses, students will learn information about the latest in science, technology, and medicine.
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Q. Which Medical Specialties Have the Best Future?
A. Medical specialty careers across the board are expected to increase in demand through 2030. Of those covered in our associate degree program, medical assistant jobs are predicted to grow by as much as 18%. There's no better time to start earning your Medical Assistant associate degree online.
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Q. What Is the Fastest Medical Degree to Get?
A. Whether you want to be a medical assistant, health records specialist, or medical coder and biller, a two-year college education will typically be needed to earn an AAS degree. "Fastest," "quickest," and "easiest" all sound tempting when you're planning for the future, but to become a truly great specialist in your field, you have to put in the work. Since our online programs are self-paced, you can complete your studies as quickly as you are capable.
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Q. Do I Need to Get Certified?
A. Whether certification is required by a particular state or employer may vary, but it's always a good idea. Thankfully, once you graduate from U.S. Career Institute's Medical Assistant associate degree online program, you'll be well-positioned for five different industry certifications.
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Q. How Much Does the Medical Assistant Associate Degree Online Program Cost?
A. Tuition for this program is $1,689 per semester when you pay in full. Payment plans and financing are also available.
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Q. How Much Can I Earn?
A. According to salary.com, Medical Assistants with an Associate Degree can earn a median annual salary between $35,920 and $37,636.** Over time, as you build your skills and knowledge, you could be bringing home the kind of salary that top earners do!
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Q. Is U.S. Career Institute Accredited?
A. Yes! 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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*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 October 1, 2021). 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.
**Salary.com, on the internet at https://www1.salary.com/Salaries-for-Medical-Assistant-with-a-Associates-Degree (visited 4/10/22). Statements found at Salary.com are not a guarantee of any post-graduation salary, in part because the data used 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(s) issued by NHA, has successfully completed the course and has paid tuition in full. Reimbursement is for up to $389 towards the cost of the CCMA, CMAA and the CBCS certification exams, study guides and practice tests.