Medical Administrative Assistant

Our Medical Administrative Assistant program focuses on the essential skills of working in a medical office. Students learn how to maintain patient charts, update and file patient medical records, fill out insurance forms, schedule appointments, and arrange for hospital admissions, referrals, and laboratory services. 

The program prepares students to join the healthcare industry as a medical administrative assistant, which is an excellent stepping stone to higher level positions in the healthcare industry.

                    

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Gainful Employment Information

Learn more about career advancement, licensing and credit transfering for Medical Administrative Assistant and other Health Science and Administration programs with our HSA Road Map.

2018–2019 Program Dates

Please note that end dates are approximate. Internship begins after end date.

Full-Time (daytime)

Start Date End Date Days Time Status
8/20/2018 1/29/2019 (plus internship) M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm  Closed 
2/4/2019 7/3/2019 (plus internship) M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm   

 

Part-Time (mornings)

Start Date End Date Days Time Status
8/20/2018 6/25/2019 (plus internship) M–Th 7:30am–11:30am Closed

 

Program Cost

 

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Earning Potential

Occupation Projected Job Growth 2014-2024 10% Wage 25% Wage Median Wage 90% Wage
Medical Secretary 45% 13.36/hr ($27,790/yr)

15.72/hr ($32,690/yr)

18.30/hr ($38,070/yr)

25.42/hr ($52,870/yr)

Wage information is based on the O*NET Online Occupational Database and Career One Stop for the Denver Metro Area. Entry-level employees can expect wages between the 10% and 25% rates in the first 1-3 years in a job. The 90% Wage is typical of someone who has been working in the occupation for 7 years or more. 

*Salary is not guaranteed and should be used as a guideline only. 

To what types of jobs do these skills apply?

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Claims Processor
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Data Coordinator (research)
  • Data Entry Clerk
  • Front Desk Coordinator
  • Health Information Manager
  • Insurance Billing Clerk or Bilker or Billing Clerk
  • Insurance Verification Clerk
  • Medical Administrative Secretary
  • Medical Billing Clerk
  • Medical Collectors
  • Medical File Clerk or Records Clerk
  • Medical Office Assistant
  • Medical Payment Posters
  • Medical Receptionist or Dental Receptionist
  • Office Assistant
  • Patient Intake Receptionist
  • Records Clerk or Collections Clerk
  • Scheduler
  • Unit Secretary or Medical Secretary
  • Ward Clerk

What types of companies might hire me?

  • Cancer centers
  • Chiropractic offices
  • Dentists' offices
  • Doctors' offices
  • Health care insurance companies
  • Health maintenance organizations (HMOs)
  • Home health care facilities
  • Long term care facilities
  • Medical clinics
  • Medical equipment companies
  • Mental health facilities
  • Metro area hospitals
  • Nursing homes
  • Planned parenthood centers
  • Visiting nurse associations

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