What do Medical
Administrative Assistants do?
assistants transcribe dictation, prepare correspondence, schedule
appointments, handle insurance forms, and assist physicians or
medical scientist with report, speeches, articles, and conference
proceedings. They need to know medical terminology and be familiar
with hospital or laboratory procedures.
For more career information
about medical administrative assistants, click on the Helpful
Links page. It provides career-related links and links to
A Certificate or a
A certificate of completion is
issued after a student completes the required Office Technology
courses. It takes 24-32 hours to complete a certificate program.
Many students choose to
continue with their education to obtain an Associate in Applied
Science degree. This requires about thirty more credit hours and
includes some general education courses. The student is able to
participate in the graduation ceremony and will receive a degree.
Check out the
Requirements" link to the left for a full list of