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Medical Assistant

Earn your Associate degree in Medical Assisting - at home, at your own pace.

There are skills you need to begin a career as a Medical Assistant. The Penn Foster College Medical Assistant Degree Program helps you learn these skills quickly and conveniently.

Your courses include:

  • Law and Ethics in Medicine
  • Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Medical Coding
  • Clinical Procedures Theory
    ...and much more

The Penn Foster College Medical Assistant Degree Program is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).

Graduates of the Penn Foster College Medical Assistant degree program are eligible to sit for both the RMA (Registered Medical Assistant) and CMA (Certified Medical Assistant) examinations.

Start a rewarding career in the growing field of Medical Assisting.
With the right credentials — you can work at a:

  • Hospital
  • Nursing Home
  • Medical Group Practice
  • Home Health Agency

The U.S. Department of Labor states that new job openings for Medical Assistants is expected to increase nearly 31% through 2020.*

Respected and Accredited
Earn your Degree from an institution that has been nationally accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council since 1957. When you enroll at Penn Foster College, you can be certain of receiving high-quality education that will help you get where you want to go.

Enroll Today - Start Today
There's never been a better time to start working toward a new career or business of your own. And you can start immediately – today if you want.

Affordable Tuition
At Penn Foster, you can train for a new career at a price that won't break the bank.
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*Growth figures represent a ten-year period ending 2020. Source: "Occupational Outlook Handbook," a publication of the U.S. Department of Labor. Statements found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are not a guarantee of any post-graduation salary, in part because the data used to create the Occupational Outlook Handbook includes workers from differing educational backgrounds, levels of experience, and geographic areas of the country.

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