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Medical office assistants work in physician offices, hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, and other healthcare settings. They are responsible for a variety of administrative and patient care tasks that include greeting patients and visitors, to scheduling routine lab work and testing procedures.
If you enjoy working with people, have good organizational skills and are interested in a career in the medical field, a medical office assistant diploma program¹ at American National University may be right for you.
Through a blended curriculum of classroom instruction and hands-on training you will receive an in-depth education designed to prepare you for an entry-level position as a medical office assistant.
You'll work directly with dedicated faculty who are experienced career professionals themselves. In small classes, you’ll have the chance to ask questions and get to know your classmates and future colleagues.
In addition to serving as a strong foundation for pursuing an associate’s degree in medical assisting, this diploma program is designed to give you the skills and techniques needed for entry-level employment as a medical receptionist, medical secretary, or patient coordinator.
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American National University’s medical office assistant diploma program helps you develop the skills you need to work in a medical office environment.
American National University promotes a progressive learning format, so as you earn your diploma in medical office assistant, you can immediately use your training to advance your career as you continue your education in high demand fields at the associate’s and bachelor’s degree levels – areas such as medical assisting, office technology and health care management.
1 While widely available, not all courses are available at all class times or offered every term. Check with a University Student Services representative.
¹While widely available, not all courses are available at all class times 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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