Medical Administrative Assistant Training Online
You’re the type of person who likes to help others. You’re organized. And you know how to get things done. Well, that’s good news. The healthcare industry is growing and now is a great time to train to be a medical administrative assistant.
As a UMA medical administrative assistant student online, you’ll learn how to help keep the healthcare system moving forward. You’ll learn how to greet patients and get them checked in, schedule appointments, assist with patient insurance claims, medical coding, and day-to-day office procedures. If a career in a medical office setting and supporting people, processes and procedures sounds good to you, we should talk.
Why should I earn my associate degree from UMA?
Earning an associate degree from UMA may impact your future by making you stand out to employers and providing you with a strong educational platform to pursue a new career. Let us help you gain the job skills needed to work in healthcare so you are prepared to seek some of the 2.3 million new jobs that are projected through 2026.1
Our programs include 24/7 tech support that helps you become comfortable with computers and in the online classroom. Receive guidance from your instructors and learn what it takes to pursue a career in the fast growing healthcare industry.1 Outside the classroom, our career services team gets you interview ready so you can pursue your new career.
According to independent research published by Georgetown University, associate degree holders on average earn $400,000 more over their lifetimes compared to the earnings for someone with just a high school diploma.2 An associate degree can open doors to lifelong learning and set the groundwork for future promotions. Let UMA help you change your future.
Helping you prepare for the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam.
Classes at UMA help prepare you to take the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam. If you meet eligibility requirements and pass this exam, you’ll become certified which can help you stand out as an applicant. This certification is considered an addition to the training you receive at UMA and is not required to graduate. Ultimate Medical Academy has a team in place, ready to help you focus on exam-relevant material and tutor you in areas where you might need extra help.
Job outlook for medical administrative assistant.
Medical administrative assistants with a diploma or degree can pursue entry-level positions as a medical secretary, receptionist, customer service representative, front office staff, office assistant and more. Working environments include physician’s offices, hospitals, outpatient clinics, nursing homes and long-term care facilities. Employment in this field is projected to grow 22 percent from 2016 to 2026.3
Which program is right for you? Try our fun and informal personality quiz for inspiration.