Medical Assisting Associate of Applied Science

Becoming a Medical Assistant can help you realize your dream of a better life and a brighter future in a growing career field that doctors depend on for their success.

In less than two years, you can earn a valuable Associate of Applied Science Degree in Medical Assisting while you’re working.

Also known as a Medical Assisting Associate Degree, your Diploma can be your entry into a profession that is both personally and rewarding.

Graduates of our Medical Assistant’s Degree program are working in a challenging career field and are responsible for:

  • Keeping patients’ medical records up-to-date and filed properly
  • Working in a specialized clinical area under the supervision of a medical professional
  • Assisting patients with insurance forms
  • Arranging for hospital admissions and laboratory services
  • Greeting patients and putting them at ease
  • Scheduling appointments
  • Handling billing and bookkeeping

Medical assistant trainingAs you can imagine, Medical Assistants play a crucial role in the office of just about every doctor, podiatrist, chiropractor and other healthcare practitioners in the country.

Our Medical Assistant Associate of Applied Science Degree program will give you tools you need to succeed through classroom and lab work in topics such as:

  • Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Administrative Procedures
  • Medical Coding and Billing training
  • Pharmacology
  • Clinical Procedures
  • Laboratory Skills and Clinical Procedures
  • Medical Office Management

Upon completion of the required courses, you may be eligible for a brief on-the-job Medical Assistant training program known as an externship.  Externships can lead directly to a job offer for qualified graduates.

Look at what one of our graduates had to say…

“I was a soon to be new mom, and was anxious about starting a new career.  I was very interested in pursuing a career as a Medical Assistant and enrolled at Vista College.  I would like to tell future students that it was definitely worth it and to continue to work hard as it pays off!  I loved the hands-on training as it prepared me well to enter the medical field with confidence in my skills learned here at school!”
Jessica Quade – Medical Assistant
Layton Tanner Clinic

Becoming a Medical Assistant can be your path to a better life!

We have been preparing highly motivated people like you for successful careers for more than 25 years.

Our Medical Assistant Associate Degree Program can open the way to a brighter and more secure for you and your family.

In addition to our Medical Assistant Degree, training is also offered as a Medical Assistant Diploma and Certificate program.

To learn more about the Medical Assisting Associate of Applied Science or Medical Assistant Diploma program, complete the form to the right, if you haven’t already. Your personal Admissions Representative will contact you shortly to answer all of your questions.

Financial Aid is available to those that qualify. As a graduate of our Medical Assistant Associate of Applied Science Program, you can benefit from our highly effective career services assistance, including resume preparation and interview coaching.

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Please note: Not all programs are available at all Ground Campuses or via the Vista College – Online Campus. Your Admissions Representatives can provide detailed information.

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