The online Associate of Science in Health Sciences with a concentration in Medical Administrative Assistant program prepares students to perform medical transcription and develop and maintain patient files and records. Students also learn about basic procedural and diagnostic coding systems and processes, medical terminology, general office procedures, medical records management, coding applications, reimbursement, medical ethics and compliance, and HIPAA rules and regulations. Graduates are ready for entry-level employment as medical office receptionists, medical billing clerks, medical records clerks, and other administrative positions in a variety of settings.
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Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Criminal Background Check, Interview, Official High School Transcript/GED Score
Arkansas, Kansas, and Minnesota residents are awarded an Associate of Applied Science degree due to state requirements and restrictions.