Medical Administrative Assistant Career Diploma Program

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 College 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 2020.1 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!



Why Choose Penn Foster?

As a leader in online education, Penn Foster College helps students take the first steps toward a new career with degree and diploma programs. Our online programs are nationally accredited, flexible, and affordable. You will get the quality you deserve with our faculty of instructors and industry experts, support from our active student community, and career services you can start using as soon as you enroll.



To take advantage of our special TUITION DISCOUNTS or to ask questions about any of our programs, please call us toll-free at 1.888.427.1600, or click below to request more information.



* The Final Semester at No Cost promotion does not include any practicum or resident lab training fees. To qualify for this offer, A.S. degree students must complete and pay in full for at least 30 Penn Foster credits and B.S. degree students must complete and pay in full for at least 60 Penn Foster credits prior to the final semester.

1 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.