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An Online Associate Degree Program
for Medical Assistants

In addition to learning Medical Assistant our Medical Specialties associate degree will prepare you to learn 5 in-demand healthcare careers. You will learn medical assistant, medical billing, medical coding, pharmacy technician and patient care technician. Our medical specialties program is affordable and can be completed in 16 months. Jobs are expected to increase for these professions through 2029.


Medical Assistant Jobs increase 19%1
Medical Coding jobs increase 8%2
Pharmacy Technician jobs increase 4%4
Patient Care Technicians jobs increase 8%5

Upon graduation you’ll be one step closer to joining these fast-growing fields. Work in hospitals, pharmacies, clinics and more with a degree that will give a competitive edge in today’s healthcare job market!

Online Medical Specialties Degree

Prepare for Medical Assistant Industry Certifications

In addition to Medical Assistant certifications, U.S. Career Institute’s Medical Specialties associate degree program can help you prepare to sit for eight different nationally recognized certification exams.

Online Medical Specialties Student
Medical Assistant Certifications
Medical Coding and Billing Certifications
Pharmacy Technician Certifications
Patient Care Certification

Why Choose U.S. Career Institute?

Affordable monthly payment
AFFORDABLE

$139 monthly payments that include everything you will need to complete the program. You also have a 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. 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 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, all your learning materials, and career support.

Why choose Medical Specialties?

Medical professionals are in-demand! And you’ll be trained to work in a variety of healthcare settings. Being trained in five prominent and diverse areas of healthcare affords you endless career opportunities, a great income and could lead to a position in healthcare management down the road. No need to get a medical assistant associate degree, medical coding and billing degree, pharmacy technician degree and patient care technician degree - save yourself time and money and get the skills required in these fields in one associate degree program. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, the average salary for each of these professions are as follows.

Medical Assistant Salary $34,8001
Medical Coding Salary $42,6302
Medical Billing Salary $38,7403
Pharmacy Technician Salary $33,9504

Why Choose Medical Specialties?

Medical Specialties Degree Details

Your Online Medical Specialties Associate Degree program will give you the skills you need to succeed in the healthcare industry. Learn medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, medical diagnostic coding, medical insurance billing, pharmacy technician duties, take patient vital signs, electronic medical records, business communications and law and ethics for business professionals.


Associate Degree for Medical Assistants - Tuition

We are committed to providing you with a high-quality education at an affordable price. With affordable payment options, you can get started on your Medical Specialties training today. Join the thousands who have trained with U.S. Career Institute.



Medical Specialties FAQ's

Q. What careers will I be prepared to work in when I complete my Medical Specialties degree?
A. Our Medical Specialties Associate Degree program prepares you for five different in-demand healthcare careers: Medical Billing, Medical Assisting, Medical Coding, Pharmacy Technician and Patient Care Technician.
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Q. Do I need to get Certified?
A. Upon graduating from U.S. Career Institute’s Medical Specialties course, you will receive your Associate Degree diploma, attesting to your accomplishment. Our Online Medical Specialties Associate Degree program prepares you for eight different certification exams, that will further affirm your knowledge and skills! There are three certification options available that pertain to Medical Coding and Billing, two certifications that apply to Medical Assistant, two certifications relating to Pharmacy Technician and one regarding Patient Care Technician.
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Q. What is the salary and job growth for each of these careers?
A. Here is the median salary of each, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics:

Medical Assistant - $34,800 –19%1
Medical Coding - $42,630 – 8%2
Medical Billing - $38,7403
Pharmacy Technician - $33,950 – 4%4
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Q. How much does the Medical Specialties program cost?
A. Tuition for this program is $1,689 total when you pay in full. Payment plans are also available.
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Q. Is U.S. Career Institute 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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1Bureau 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 December 1, 2020). 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.
2Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical Records and Health Information Technicians, on the internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-records-and-health-information-technicians.htm, (visited December 1, 2020). 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.
3Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Office and Administrative Support and Financial Clerks, on the internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/office-and-administrative-support/financial-clerks.htm, (visited December 1, 2020). 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.
4Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Pharmacy Technicians, on the internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/pharmacy-technicians.htm, (visited December 1, 2020). 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.
5Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Nursing Assistants, on the internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/nursing-assistants.htm, (visited December 1, 2020). 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.