Most of us know that visiting the doctor is literally no trip to the park. Whether it's an annual checkup or a post-accident ER triage, our anxieties can be greatly reduced by the dedicated , skilled professionals who help the healthcare delivery process run smoothly for patients and those who... care for them. With the health care field growing rapidly, the demand for medical assistants has never been higher, and shows no signs of slowing down.
Although some medical assistants are trained on the job, it is becoming increasingly common to require that an employee have formal training in medical assisting, which indicates a certain level of knowledge and competence. A student can usually hold certification after following a one-year program or earn an associate's degree in medical assisting after two years.
Medical assistants are expected to be technology-savvy and have a basic understanding of anatomy and physiology. Online medical assisting programs are available to those who need flexibility in the hours they devote to schoolwork. There are many online programs which offer students the right blend of theory and practice to land a well-paying job in the field.
Earning a medical assisting degree online at Kaplan University could help prepare you to pursue opportunities in physicians' offices, hospitals, and health clinics.† As a medical assistant, you more >
At the center of every busy medical office is a team of trained professionals who work with patient records, medical documents, and other medical office matters. more >
The Associate of Science in Medical Assisting degree program will give students an introduction to the overall operation of the physician's office is the basic objective of this program. more >
The Medical Office Administration Program is designed to prepare students with the necessary skills and academic knowledge for entry-level office positions in the health care industry. more >
Ultimate Medical Academy’s online Associate of Science in Health Science with a Concentration in Medical Administrative Assistant prepares you to assist with the day-to-day operations of a medic more >
Bryant & Stratton's Medical Administrative Assistant Associate of Applied Science Degree program is designed to prepare individuals for a career as a medical administrative assistant in a more >
The Associate of Arts degree with a concentration in Health Care Administration/Medical Records offers students a basic overview of medical records management practices. more >