Earn a Certificate in Medical Administrative Assisting

With the Medical Administrative Assistant certificate, students learn the necessary workplace abilities for seeking employability and career advancement opportunities.

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Our Medical Administrative Assistant program is designed by industry experts to ensure students gain:

    • Appropriate verbal, non-verbal, therapeutic, professional, and technological communication skills in their practice.
    • Mathematical skills to solve problems.
    • The ability to use the scientific method of inquiry to complete exercises in a laboratory setting.
    • Computer skills.

Designed for the Healthcare Field

This program is designed especially for those who work in the healthcare industry.

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Why Pursue an Certificate in Medical Administrative Assisting

With a Medical Administrative Assisting certificate, students prepare for early transition to the healthcare workforce with increasing earning potential. The degree lets students:

  • Learn industry-specific skills focused in Medical Adminstrative Assisting.
  • Develop a solid foundation required for Healthcare Professionals.
  • Get practical exposure through Scientific labs and simulations.
  • Get guidance from faculty members meant for career advancement or further studies.

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What You Will Learn - Curriculum Overview

With a Blue Ridge CTC certificate in Medical Administrative Assisting, students learn the foundational knowledge, skills and abilities to pursue and enhance career opportunities in various healthcare disciplines. With a broad understanding of the health sciences, you’ll be prepared to start your career immediately after graduation, apply to selective entry healthcare programs at Blue Ridge CTC, or transfer to other colleges or universities.

This program delivers students a practical understanding of industry standards. The curriculum helps students to:

    • Demonstrate appropriate verbal, non-verbal, therapeutic, professional, and technological communication skills in their practice.
    • Use mathematical concepts to solve problems.
    • Demonstrate the ability to use the scientific method of inquiry to complete exercises in a laboratory setting.
    • Demonstrate computer skills.

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Blue Ridge CTC provides need-based financial aid to qualified applicants, ensuring all students have equal access to a quality education.

Whether you are a student worrying about tuition fees or are a parent assisting a child pay for college, we have a wide variety of financial resources available.

    • State and Federal Grant Programs
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Have questions about the Medical Administrative Assistant certificate program? We can help!

Admission requirements to earn a certificate in Medical Administrative Assisting include a high school diploma or equivalent and a complete application packet. Students who have earned credits at other Colleges or Universities must also provide official copies of those transcripts. There is also a $25 application fee that can be paid at any time once an application is submitted.
To choose a suitable associate degree in Medical Administrative Assisting, you must consider the time to complete, cost of tuition, and quality of the instruction provided. If you need additional insight into career options, consider a free career inventory assessment before exploring course options that align with personal and professional interests.
This certificate is a good option for students who want to build a strong foundation for starting or advancing in their career in their chosen Health Sciences discipline. After pursuing an certificate in Medical Administrative Assisting, students may seek direct workforce entry positions and are qualified for many lucrative career opportunities available in the local economy. The program incorporates real-world skills and content-specific knowledge needed to land well-paying jobs.
Students do not require ACT or SAT scores to qualify. Students may need ACT or SAT scores, or free placement testing to qualify for courses such as English, Math, or Chemistry. Placement testing can be scheduled at any time during the application process.


Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs. BRCTC cannot guarantee that job titles or the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive. Two year completion is approximate and based on full-time enrollment. Student testimonials, income statements, and examples on the College website are the results of real students. These testimonials are not intended to guarantee that anyone will achieve the same or similar results. Each individual’s success depends on his or her desire, commitment, dedication, and motivation to pursue academic and workforce opportunities. Testimonials are not intended to create a contract between a student and the College.

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