Medical Administrative Assistant Diploma
Rochester Community and Technical College

Program Details

The online Medical Administrative Assistant Diploma program prepares students for employment as secretaries to surgeons and physicians in hospitals, clinics, medical group practices, medical insurance companies, and medicolegal practices.  Students will perform tasks including medical transcription, appointment scheduling, medical data retrieval from databases, and any other supportive activities needed by physicians or surgeons for patient care.  Coursework may include medical terminology, healthcare office fundamentals and documentation, human diseases, computerized health information, pharmacology, keyboarding, and customer relations management.


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Ability to type at a minimum of 35 net words per minute

School Accreditation Statement

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