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Online Medical Assistant Associate Degree

Online Medical Assistant School
Online Medical Assistant School

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

U.S. Career Institute's online Medical Assistant Associate Degree program can prepare you to be part of an exciting area of healthcare. 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.

  • Our online classes are designed to prepare you to sit for two different nationally recognized certification exams: Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) exam and the Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) exam.
    Included with our course, we cover the cost of the industry certification exam(s) of your choosing – up to $446 value.†
  • Medical Assistant Associate Degree professional salary – up to $42,000 per year!*
  • Medical Assistant jobs are projected to increase 14% by 2032* according to the U.S. Department of Labor.
  • Classes are self-paced, making them flexible and giving you the option to complete the program when it works best for you and your schedule!
  • Our accessible Student Services team and Instructors are available for you throughout your program.

U.S. Career Institute School Benefits

Affordable monthly paymentAffordable

$139 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.

Medical Assistant Training that fits your life

What You'll Learn During Your Associate in Medical Assistant Program

Your online Medical Assistant degree will teach you the skills you need to succeed in the healthcare industry. Each of our Medical Assistant online courses explores a different topic in depth. The pacing of our training program allows you to truly master skills as you work toward getting your online associate degree in Medical Assisting. Because you take one class at a time, you will be able to thoroughly master each subject as you learn the ins and outs of the healthcare field.

Our online Medical Assistant degree program includes:

  • 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
  • Law and ethics for healthcare business professionals

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

Medical Assistant Career Outlook & Degree Program That Fits Your Life



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U.S. Career Institute’s online Medical Assistant Associate Degree school will teach you everything you need to know to start working—no previous experience needed. And our self-paced online Medical Assistant training means you can study anytime, anywhere. With this online associate in Medical Assistant, there are no in-person Medical Assistant classes to attend and no schedules to keep.

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

Medical Assistant Outcomes

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Easy, organized and self paced learning...You're not stressed out with due dates. The learning materials are very well created for easy learning. I love the fact you have easy access to your learning materials on any device.


Online Medical Assistant Tuition and Financing

Medical Assistant Associate Degree Program Tuition and Financing

We strive to ensure our Medical Assistant associate degree 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.

Medical Assistant Degree FAQ's

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 industry certifications in medical assisting and medical coding and billing.
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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 multiple in-demand healthcare jobs. Throughout our program's courses, students will learn information about the latest in science, technology, and medicine.
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Q. What Is the Fastest Medical Degree to Get?
A. Whether you want to be a medical assistant 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 two 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 the U.S. Bureau of Labor, Medical Assistants with an Associate Degree can earn a median annual salary of $42,000 per year.* 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, on the internet at Medical Assistants (visited April 25, 2024). 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(s) issued by NHA, has successfully completed the course and has paid tuition in full. Reimbursement is for up to $446 towards the cost of the CCMA and the CBCS certification exams, study guides and practice tests.