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Medical Administrative Assistant

Learn the skills you need for a career as a Medical Administrative Assistant - at home, at your own pace.

As a Medical Administrative Assistant, you’ll need to know medical terminology, managing and updating patient records, and office procedures. The Penn Foster Career School program can help you learn these skills and many more affordably, quickly and conveniently.

Your courses include:

  • Law, Ethics, and Confidentiality in Allied Health
  • Electronic Medical Records
  • Basic Pharmacology
  • Medical Terminology
  • ... and more.

Why take a Medical Administrative Assistant training course? With the right credentials, you can:

  • Work for a hospital in admissions or assist administrators.
  • Work for insurance companies processing claims and verifying billing.
  • Work for Public Health Organizations for federal, state, or local government.

Demand for Medical Administrative Assistants will rise nearly 31% through 2020.* Medical Administrative Assistants enjoy exciting, varied assignments, steady work schedules, respect and prestige. Whether you work for a clinic or doctor's office, as a Medical Administrative Assistant you’ll have a career you can be proud of!

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Earn your Diploma from regionally and nationally accredited Penn Foster Career School. Over 13 million students have enrolled in our programs, making Penn Foster one of the largest and most respected distance learning institutions in the world.

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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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