The AS degree in Medical Assisting from Point University prepares students with the skills they need to support patients and processes with a focus on Christian values. The online healthcare degree offers a strong foundation in medical terminology, medical systems and procedures, patient safety, and office management.
Coursework covers topics ranging from human anatomy to HIPAA and other federal regulations. Graduates are eligible to sit for certification exams such as the Certified Medical Assistant credential from the National Center for Competency Testing. Students can also choose to expand their career options by pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration.
Career opportunities for graduates include:
- Clerical and medical billing expert
- Medical administrative assistant
- Doctor’s office assistant
- Medical clinic receptionist
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Point University is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Official High School Transcript/GED Score