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Associate of Applied Science in Medical Administration

Rasmussen College



Ideal for those individuals who are looking to develop the broad knowledge that is needed for succeeding in an administration position within a variety of medical organizations, the online Associate of Applied Science in Medical Administration degree program from Rasmussen College has been specifically designed for instill in its students the knowledge needed to successfully manage any medical office.

As a student in this online medical administration degree, individuals will prepare for meeting the complex challenges that are needed for coding, understanding medical terminology, recognizing medical law and ethics, learning proper medical insurance and billing procedures and success strategies in the office.

Throughout the course of this online degree in Medical Administration degree program, students will learn to:

  • Arrange hospital admissions for patients
  • Compile and record medical charts, reports, and correspondence
  • Complete insurance and other claim forms
  • Patient interviews
  • Maintain medical records, technical library and correspondence files
  • Perform bookkeeping duties
  • Perform various clerical and administrative functions
  • Assist physicians with preparation of reports, speeches, articles and conference proceedings
  • Schedule and confirm patient diagnostic appointments, surgeries and medical consultations
  • Transcribe recorded messages and practitioners' diagnoses and recommendations into patients' medical records

Students in this online medical administration degree program will study core courses to develop their communication, critical thinking and decision making skills, as well as gain an in-depth knowledge of Medical Transcription, Anatomy and Physiology, Medical Office Procedures, and computer.

With a Medical Administration online degree, individuals can work in almost any area of the Healthcare system, such as:

  • Clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Health Insurance Organizations
  • Healthcare Association
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Nursing Homes
  • Physician Practices
  • Mental Health Organizations
  • Public Health Departments
  • Rehabilitation Centers
  • Skilled Nursing Facilities
  • Universities and Research Institutions

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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