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Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assistant

Becoming a Medical Assistant can help you realize your dream of a better life and a brighter future in a growing career field that doctors depend on for their success.

In less than two years, you can earn a valuable Associate of Applied Science Degree in Medical Assisting while you’re working.

Also known as a Medical Assisting Associate Degree, your diploma can be your entry into a profession that is both personally and rewarding.

Graduates of our Medical Assistant’s degree program are working in a challenging career field and are responsible for:

- Keeping patients’ medical records up-to-date and filed properly

- Working in a specialized clinical area under the supervision of a medical professional

- Assisting patients with insurance forms

- Arranging for hospital admissions and laboratory services

- Greeting patients and putting them at ease

- Scheduling appointments

- Handling billing and bookkeeping

As you can imagine, Medical Assistants play a crucial role in the office of just about every doctor, podiatrist, chiropractor and other healthcare practitioners in the country.

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