Medical Administrative Assistant A.A.S.
Dakota College at Bottineau offers a program for students to earn their Medical Administrative Assistant A.A.S. within a total of two years. This degree will prepare students to assist health professionals such as physicians, health service administrators, and hospital service administrator with clerical work.
Some duties those in this field may perform include working with filing systems, record management, legal and business procedures, medical terminology, office supervisory skills, professional standards and legal requirement, health services operations, conference and meeting recording, report preparations, and office equipment.
The following health courses must be completed in order: Medical Terminology, Medical Disorders, Medical Coding- CPT, Medical Coding ICD-9, Introduction to Pharmacology, Medical Transcription I. Other courses involved in this program are Introduction to Computers, Human Structure & Function, Healthcare Law & Ethics, and Business Math. One technology elective and one wellness elective will also be taken. Students may be waived from taking College Writing Preparation by achieving a high enough score on the ACT.
In order to apply to this program, students should first submit an application, minus immunization forms and housing forms. Other official college transcripts should be submitted, along with ACT or SAT placement forms. Students can expect to pay approximately $193 per credit.
Delivery Format:100% Online
Tuition Basis :credits
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
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