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Medical Assisting Certificate

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The Medical Assisting Certificate is designed to give students the basic clinical and administrative skills to enter the field of medical assisting.  The practical and comprehensive coursework will include anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, administering injections, performing EKGs, and venipuncture.

Save Time & Money

American National University’s progressive learning format saves you time and money by allowing you to get into the workforce more quickly while providing you with an opportunity to seamlessly pursue higher levels of academic achievement.

The certificate in medical assisting is 100% transferable to the associate’s degree in medical assisting, yet still provides the knowledge and skills necessary to begin earning in as few as 10 months.

Hands-On and Certification-Based

The program is characterized by a high degree of hands-on learning, including labs and a comprehensive externship course.  Students who complete the program will be qualified to sit for the RMA (Registered Medical Assistant) exam, administered by the American Medical Technologists (AMT) – a widely respected credential in the field.

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Why American National University?

¹While widely available, not all courses are available at all class times, in all formats, or offered every term. Check with a University Student Services representative.

²Refresher training is tuition-free for qualified students. Additional costs such as lab fees, books and supplies are the responsibilities of the student. Retraining is limited to the program from which the student graduated and is subject to space available.


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