Medical Administrative Assistant

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Medical Administrative Assistant

Program Overview

Learn the skills you need to become a Medical Administrative Assistant — at home, at your own pace, with Penn Foster College International.

As a Medical Administrative Assistant, you’ll need to know medical terminology, managing and updating patient records, and office procedures. The Penn Foster College program can help you learn these skills and many more affordable, quickly and conveniently.

Your courses include:

  • Law, Ethics, and Confidentiality in Allied Health
  • Electronic Medical Records
  • Basic Pharmacology
  • Medical Terminology
  • ... and more.

And you’ll learn it all at home — no classroom needed.

Start a rewarding career in a growing field.
Why take a Medical Administrative Assistant training course? With the right credentials, you can:

  • Work for a hospital in admissions or assist administrators.
  • Work for insurance companies processing claims and verifying billing.
  • Work for Public Health Organizations for federal, state, or local government.

Demand for Medical Administrative Assistants will rise nearly 34% through 2018.* Medical Administrative Assistants enjoy exciting, varied assignments, steady work schedules, respect and prestige. Whether you work for a clinic or doctor's office, as a Medical Administrative Assistant you’ll have a career you can be proud of!

Contact Penn Foster College Today.
We’ll send you FREE information – with absolutely no obligation! Your Medical Administrative Assistant training includes:

  • All the books and lessons you need
  • Unlimited instructional support
  • Access to student services by website, phone, and mail

Get more information today and in as little as one year from enrollment, you can be on your way to a career as a Medical Administrative Assistant.


*Growth figures represent a ten-year period ending 2018. Source: "National Industry-Occupation Employment Matrix," a publication of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.