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Associate Degree in Medical Assisting

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Acquire the skills to provide both hands-on patient care and administrative support.

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Total Program Credits:
92 Credits

Transfer Credits:
Transfer in up to 75% of the program
*Prior learning and work experience may count toward program credit

Program Length:
7 quarters full time
21 months with year-round classes

Employment Rate:
71% for 2012 - 2013

Salary Range:
Full-time $20,800 - $27,040

Our Associate of Applied Science in Medical Administrative Assistant program prepares students for entry-level employment in both a clerical and healthcare administrative capacity.

Students of the program learn the skills necessary to keep an office environment running smoothly as well as the healthcare duties required of a medical administrative assistant. In as few as 18 months of full-time, year-round study, you can earn your medical administrative assistant associate degree.

Our course curriculum in medical administrative assistant covers topics such as:

  • Coding and billing
  • Medical administrative procedures
  • Medical record transcription
  • Medical terminology

The program also features administrative skills, including:

  • Microsoft Office training
  • Written and verbal communication

Broadview University understands that healthcare organizations need administrative professionals who can oversee office management from a medical perspective, and our medical administrative assistant associate program prepares graduates for that role.

At Broadview University, you can be the recipient of the school’s many other benefits, including:

  • Small class sizes
  • Instructors with relevant industry experience
  • Hands-on training through applied learning projects
  • Financial aid professionals
  • Career assistance from career service professionals 

For more information about our Medical Assistant program or any of our Health Science programs, contact us online or call 877.480.3335 today.

Student Outcome Disclosure

 

Introduction to Clinical Skills

This is a general introduction to the clinical/laboratory aspect of the medical office. Subjects covered include OSHA standards and regulations, universal precautions, medical asepsis, infection control, and laboratory safety. This class introduces the theory and practice of effective documentation, communication, and professionalism standards in the medical setting.

 

Pharmacology

This course covers principles of pharmacology and drug therapy.

 

Microbiology and Urinalysis

This course introduces the theory and practice of basic clinical microbiology and routine urinalysis. Topics include specimen collection and processing, cultures, gram stains, macroscopic and microscopic urinalysis.

Here are a few examples of companies that have employed our graduates.

A.A.S. Medical Assistant Graduates July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2013

  • American Fork Surgical Associates
  • Granger Medical
  • IHC Saratoga Springs Insta Care
  • Tanner Clinic - Layton
  • Caribou Memorial Hospital
  • Gannet Peak Physical Medicine
  • Meridian Family Medicine
  • University of Utah - Liver & Kidney
  • IHC Diabetes Management Clinic