Kaplan University

1801 East Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA 52807-2095

Program Details

Earning a medical assisting certificate online at Kaplan University could help prepare you to pursue opportunities in physicians' offices, hospitals, and health clinics.* As a medical assistant, you will interact with patients, physicians, and other health care providers on a regular basis. Through a combination of traditional teaching and hands-on training,† this program is designed to help you acquire the knowledge and skills required to become a professional medical assistant. As a graduate, you may be eligible to sit for the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA), Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA), and National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) exams.

*Kaplan University cannot guarantee employment or career advancement. Additional training or certification may be required.

†This program is not entirely online; you must complete an on-ground experience in your area to gain hands-on experience in a real-world health care environment.

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      100% Online
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      Per Quarter Credit
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      Technology Fee per Term: $295.00

      Note: Technology fees are not charged to U.S. military servicemembers enrolled in undergraduate programs.

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    Although certain programs at Kaplan University are designed to prepare students to take various certification or licensing exams, the University cannot guarantee the student will pass those exams. In some cases, field experience and/or background checks may be necessary to be eligible to take or to successfully pass the exams. Students should research the requirements in the state in which they intend to seek employment.

    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission


    Residents of the following states may not enroll in the online Medical Assisting Certificate: Delaware, North Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee, and Washington.


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