Medical Administrative Assistant

This program will prepare you to join the healthcare industry as a medical administrative assistant. It is an excellent stepping stone to higher level positions in the healthcare industry.

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Gainful Employment Information

Learn more about career advancement, licensing and credit transfering for Medical Administrative Assistant and other Health Science and Administration programs with our HSA Road Map.

 

2017–2018 Program Dates

Please note that end dates are approximate. Internship begins after end date.

Full-Time (daytime)

Start Date End Date Days Time
1/29/2018 6/20/2018 (plus internship) M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm

 

Part-Time (mornings)

Start Date End Date Days Time
8/21/2017 7/9/2018 (plus internship) M–Th 7:30am–11:30am

 

2018–2019 Program Dates

Please note that end dates are approximate. Internship begins after end date.

Full-Time (daytime)

Start Date End Date Days Time
8/20/2018 1/29/2019 (plus internship) M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm 
2/4/2019 7/3/2019 (plus internship) M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm 

 

Part-Time (mornings)

Start Date End Date Days Time
8/20/2018 6/25/2019 (plus internship) M–Th 7:30am–11:30am

 

Program Cost

 

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Earning Potential

Receptionist/Entry-level Medical Clerical

  • Hourly Pay = $12.99
  • Annual Salary = $27,020

Billing Clerks, Medical Record Clerks, Medical Secretaries

  • Hourly Pay = $16.37
  • Annual Salary = $34,050

Experienced Medical Secretaries

  • Hourly Pay = $19.34
  • Annual Salary = $40,230

To what types of jobs do these skills apply?

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Claims Processor
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Data Coordinator (research)
  • Data Entry Clerk
  • Front Desk Coordinator
  • Health Information Manager
  • Insurance Billing Clerk or Bilker or Billing Clerk
  • Insurance Verification Clerk
  • Medical Administrative Secretary
  • Medical Billing Clerk
  • Medical Collectors
  • Medical File Clerk or Records Clerk
  • Medical Office Assistant
  • Medical Payment Posters
  • Medical Receptionist or Dental Receptionist
  • Office Assistant
  • Patient Intake Receptionist
  • Records Clerk or Collections Clerk
  • Scheduler
  • Unit Secretary or Medical Secretary
  • Ward Clerk

What types of companies might hire me?

  • Cancer centers
  • Chiropractic offices
  • Dentists' offices
  • Doctors' offices
  • Health care insurance companies
  • Health maintenance organizations (HMOs)
  • Home health care facilities
  • Long term care facilities
  • Medical clinics
  • Medical equipment companies
  • Mental health facilities
  • Metro area hospitals
  • Nursing homes
  • Planned parenthood centers
  • Visiting nurse associations

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Time: 10:00am

From our students...

I love Tonya [Tonya Robinson, Instructor], she makes things simple, clear and she makes the topics and long days go by so quickly.  I love that we have an on-site lab.

Brittany Jones
Dental Assisting Student

From our teachers...

The opportunities in the pharmacy profession continue to grow and expand and can launch one into greater opportunities in the health care realm.

Joe Cooper
Pharmacy Technician Instructor