The Associate of Applied Science in Medical Administrative Assistant program is a fully online program designed to teach students to professionally perform office clerical/administrative duties. Students in this program may learn to process medical insurance forms, use word processing, spreadsheet and database management computer applications, and apply effective customer service skills in the daily operations of the medical office.
Ideal candidates in this program enjoy working with people and working in an office setting in the field of healthcare. Students should also possess good verbal and written communication skills, a friendly and customer-service oriented demeanor, and the ability to move from one task to another quickly.
Courses in the Associate of Applied Science in Medical Administrative Assistant program include:
Graduates of this fully online program can pursue entry-level employment in a variety of medical office settings, including family practice offices, dental offices, skilled nursing facilities, outpatient facilities, hospitals and emergency rooms. Potential job titles include medical administrative assistant, medical office assistant, medical clerical assistant, insurance verifier, patient registration representative, front office coordinator, scheduler and staffing coordinator.
At FORTIS Online, our Student Services team offers a wide range of practical student resources to support each student’s unique needs. This team also serves as students’ main point of contact throughout their programs to ensure they always have the support needed to be successful online learners. Our Career Services department can help you in your job search by assisting you with developing a professional, marketable resume. This department also regularly contacts prospective employers to uncover employment opportunities and matches appropriate candidates to the opportunities.
Contact FORTIS Online today to learn more about our Associate of Applied Science in Medical Administrative Assistant program!
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