• Medical Administrative Assistant

    M State programs help prepare students to fill administrative positions in health care, one of the fastest growing industries in the nation. We can provide the training you need to play an essential administrative role on a health care team.

Medical Administrative Assistant

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Medical Administrative Assistant

The Medical Administrative Assistant AAS degree prepares graduates to coordinate medical office functions and patient billing processes. With a combination of technical and liberal arts credits, graduates are prepared to move into leadership roles in this expanding career field.

The 60-credit degree is offered on our M State campuses in Moorhead and Wadena and online through eCampus.


Here’s what you’ll learn

  • Professional business and medical communication skills
  • Medical terminology
  • Health care record preparation and management
  • Professional work behavior
  • Diagnosis and procedure coding
  • Insurance and financial procedures
  • Appointment schedule management
  • Legal and ethical behavior in the health care setting
  • Patient registration procedures
  • Medical office management skills


Why M State

  • Exceptional educational value
  • Small class sizes
  • Personalized education
  • Option of online education

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Medical Administrative Assistant Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Locations: Online, Moorhead

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Meet the faculty

Kelly Carlson

Medical Administrative Assistant Faculty
Online, Moorhead
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Brenda Potter

Medical Administrative Assistant Faculty
Moorhead, Online
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Required courses for Medical Administrative Assistant

  • Medical Documentation Fundamentals
  • Medical Office Procedures
  • Medical Language Applications
  • Medical Billing/Insurance
  • Outpatient Coding
  • Beginning Medical Transcription
  • Medical Office Technology Tools
  • Medical Office Management
  • Medical Office Career Insight
  • Medicare Coding and Billing Applications
  • Medical Office Capstone
  • Business Communications I
  • College Writing
  • Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
  • Medical Terminology
  • Pathophysiology
  • Developmental Psychology

Last modified: June 27th, 2017 at 01:56pm