Medical Administrative Assistant

  • Credits: 60
  • Degree Type: A.A.S.
  • Campus: , Online

Program Description

Medical Administrative Assistant graduates are prepared to assume many of the same responsibilities as medical secretaries. In addition, medical administrative assistants have education in topics relating to medical office management.


Employment

Graduates of the medical secretary, medical administrative secretary and emphasis area programs have employment opportunities in a variety of health care settings including, but not limited to, hospitals, clinics, insurance companies, government agencies, public health, home health agencies, long-term care facilities, and dental offices.

According to CAREERwise, the median hourly pay as a Medical Secretary in the state of Minnesota is $19.00 per hour. The employment outlook through 2024 is expected to grow approximately 13%, a very high-growth career.


Program Course Listings

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Required Courses

Course # Course Name Credit(s)
ADMM 1110 Intro to Hlth Info Mgmt 3
ADMM 1120 Medical Office Procedures 3
ADMM 1135 Medical Language Applic 4
ADMM 1150 Medical Billing/Insurance 3
ADMM 1160 CPT/HCPCS Coding 3
ADMM 1165 ICD Coding 3
ADMM 2280 Medical Office Simulation 3
ADMS 1100 Keyboarding I 3
ADMS 1116 Business Communications 3
CPTR 1104 Intro to Computer Tech 3
CRLT 2103 Job Seeking/Keeping 1
HLTH 1106 Medical Terminology 2
HLTH 1140 Electronic Health Records 3
HLTH 2002 Pharmacology 2
HLTH 2208 Pathophysiology 3
MKTG 2120 Supervisory Leadership 3
BIOL 2252 Anatomy & Phys I 3
BIOL 2254 Anatomy & Phys II 3
ENGL 1111 Composition I 3
PHIL 2210 Morals and Medicine 3
  G1: Communication Elec ( *See Elective Options Listed Below ) 3
TOTAL CREDITS: 60
 

Area of Interest Elective Course Options

For this particular pathway, NCTC recommends a student explore further coursework in the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum areas listed below. Need help? Schedule an appointment with a Northland Academic Advisor for assistance in selecting courses.

Course # Course Name Credits
G1: Communications Electives
SPCH 1101 Intro to Public Speaking 3
SPCH 1103 Interpersonal Communicati 3

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