Associate of Science in Medical Assisting
American National University

Program Details

Prepare for numerous duties in healthcare with the Associate of Science in Medical Assisting.  This online healthcare administration degree covers both hands-on patient care and administrative and clerical work.  Topics include:

  • Taking vitals
  • Drawing blood
  • Taking the patient’s medical history
  • Scheduling appointments
  • Answering the phone

How is it possible to learn all of this in a 100% online healthcare administration degree?  Students participate in clinical labs by using at-home lab kits, allowing them to apply the knowledge and real-world skills learned in the classroom.  There is also a mandatory externship taken near you that offers further opportunities to practice what you have learned.  

Graduates are eligible to sit for nationally administered certifying exams and earn the designation of Registered Medical Assistant (RMA).

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)

Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)

School Accreditation & Licensing

American National University is accredited by:

Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Interview, Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

  • Students must meet physical requirements