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Medical Office Assistant Training In Las Vegas

Medical Administrative Assistants are vital to the rapidly expanding medical administration sector. Graduates of Northwest Career College’s Medical Administrative Assistant program gain access to a fast-growing job market with excellent career advancement opportunities.

Our instructors are experienced healthcare professionals with decades of medical office assistant training. Northwest Career College’s Medical Office Assistant program includes online and hands-on Medical Office Assistant classes.

Northwest Career College provides externships and exceptional Board Prep classes to help students pass their national exams to become a certified Medical Office Assistant.

Medical Administrative Assistant
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Quick Facts

$37,190

The median annual wage

16%

Job Outlook Much Faster Than Average

700,000+

Graduates Got employed every year

$18/hr

Typically make In medical assistant

19%

Employment Is Expected To Grow

$34,000+

a graduate earns in a year

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Why Medical Administrative Assistant Training At
Northwest Career College?

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    Graduate in as little as 9 months

    Northwest’s schedule allows you to attend Medical Administrative Assistant School in the Medical Administrative Assistant field, care for family and have a balanced life in Las Vegas while advancing towards your new career.

  • Financial Aid

    Financial aid is available to those who qualify

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    Hands-on instruction in all facets of Medical Administrative Assistant

    You will work with established, seasoned healthcare administration instructors to learn every aspect of Medical Administrative Assistant.

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    Students are our priority

    Northwest’s student-centered philosophy means that you come first in our Medical Administrative Assistant School in Las Vegas.

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    Northwest has exceptional Board Preparatory classes

    Northwest’s Medical Administrative Assistant training prepares our students to take their national exams as they move into their professional discipline.

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    Flexible Medical Administrative Assistant class schedules that fit your life

    Northwest offers a blended program including online and on-campus classes with weekly workshops and whiteboard classes on campus to accommodate your work and family schedule.

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    Work on your own laptop for exceptional training

    Each student is provided a laptop for easy internet and online class access.

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    Committed career services team on campus

    Northwest’s Career Services team works with you to help you find the best Medical Healthcare Administrative Assistant employment opportunity in Las Vegas that fits your needs.

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Putting Superior Training First

The Medical Administrative Assistant Program at Northwest Career College in Las Vegas prepares students to work in any type of medical office. Our superior online program, combined with exceptional hands-on training on campus provides students the skills to work immediately upon graduation. You will be trained handling clerical duties such as scheduling appointments, handling medical insurance billing and insurance claims, and monitoring inventory. You will work with documents, medical billing forms, and computer systems. No other Medical Administrative Assistant diploma offers this type of advanced healthcare administrative training. In addition to the academic and hands-on training, Medical Administrative Assistant students travel through the valley for a variety of informative and interactive field trips highlighting healthcare administration. There's never a dull moment in the Medical Administrative Assistant training program.

Some of What You Learn From Medical Office Assistant Training...

  • Medical Administration
  • Medical Records Management
  • Medical Terminology
  • Billing and Coding
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Claims Management
  • Financial and Practice Management
  • Health Information management
  • Management Tasks
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Total Cost Breakdown 2023

Medical Administrative Assistant (US DOE CIP CODE: 51.0710)

Tuition Cost
Term 1-2 $7,749.50
Total $15,499.00

More Information about the Profession

Medical Administrative Assistant Course Details

COURSE OUTLINE

  • MAA101 Introduction to Medical Administration
  • MAA106 Accounts Receivable and Claims Management
  • MAA102 Health Information and Medical Records Management
  • MAA107 Financial and Practice Management
  • MAA103 Introduction to Medical Terminology
  • MAA111 Microsoft Office for Healthcare Administrators
  • MAA104 Diagnostic and Procedural Terminology
  • MAA201 Medical Administrative Externship
  • MAA105 Introduction to Billing and Coding

Why Medical Office Assistant Education?

Why Medical Administrative Assistant

What Will I Do?

As an Medical Administrative Assistant, most importantly you are working with a team of healthcare professionals to help patients achieve a positive medical experience. The high degree of interaction between Medical Administrative Assistants and patients results in a great deal of personal satisfaction in helping people in need.
Medical Administrative Assistant High Demand

High Demand Career

Employment for Medical Administrative Assistants is expected to grow 7 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations according to the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Graduated Medical Administrative

A Great Life

A Medical Administrative Assistant graduate with two or more years of experience can expect an ~ $18 - $23 hourly wage according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics and NCC Graduate Data.

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Medical Administrative Assistant FAQ

Q. What are the qualifications needed to become a Medical Administrative Assistant?

The qualifications needed to become a Medical Administrative Assistant are strong interpersonal communication skills, professional telephone etiquette, effective organization and time management, knowledge of medical terminology, and medical computer software proficiency.

Q. What is the best way to become a Medical Administrative Assistant?

The best way to become a certified Medical Administrative Assistant is to join the Northwest Career College's Medical Administrative Assistant diploma program!

Q. What exactly does a Medical Administrative Assistant do?

A Medical Administrative Assistant may perform different duties depending on where they work. One of the many job duties of a Medical Administrative Assistant is scheduling and coordinating patient appointments. Receptionist responsibilities may be assigned to a Medical Administrative Assistant. This includes answering phones and greeting patients. Maintaining patient records, adding information as needed, and making sure appropriate patient forms are in order can also be part of a Medical Administrative Assistant’s duties. Additionally, Medical Administrative Assistants may be responsible for ordering supplies, bookkeeping, coordinating vendor services, and maintaining employee records.

Q. What's the difference between a Medical Assistant and a Medical Administrative Assistant?

Medical Administrative Assistants do not provide direct patient care. Instead, they have responsibilities such as clerical and office duties. In some small offices and clinics, Medical Administrative Assistants may do both clinical and administrative duties. But in most cases, responsibilities are divided into different jobs.

Q. How long does it take to become a Medical Administrative Assistant?

You can become a Medical Administrative Assistant in as little as 9 months!

Q. What positions/titles can I hold as a Medical Administrative Assistant?

Medical Administrative Assistant will prepare graduates for a career in the front office healthcare field, insurance coordination, patient documentation and scheduling, and more!

Q. Once I graduate, can I become an office manager?

The Medical Administrative Assistant program will prepare you for entry-level positions. Graduates looking to get into managerial roles would benefit from completing our Healthcare Administration Associate Degree program, which teaches and prepares you for office management.

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