The Medical Assisting Certificate is designed to give students the basic clinical and administrative skills to enter the field of medical assisting. The practical and comprehensive coursework will include anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, administering injections, performing EKGs, and venipuncture.
As a skill credential, this certificate program has been created to provide additional training to accompany your existing degree(s) to make you stand out in the workplace. An earned associate’s degree or higher from an accredited institution is required to be enrolled in any skill credential program.
Online + Hands-On and Certification-Based
The program is characterized by a high degree of learning virtually, including at-home labs and a comprehensive hands-on externship. Students who complete the program will be qualified to sit for the RMA (Registered Medical Assistant) exam, administered by the American Medical Technologists (AMT) – a widely respected credential in the field.
Through American National University’s 100% online Medical Assisting certificate program, you will participate in clinical laboratory classes using our at-home lab kits to apply the knowledge you have learned in the classroom and build real-world skills today’s employers are looking for. You will also participate in a mandatory externship, which offers further opportunities to apply learned skills and competencies. Our hands-on medical assistant training will give you the experience and confidence to succeed in one of the fastest-growing occupations¹, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Administrative Medical Assisting Certificate Program
Convenience and flexibility – With a combination of day and evening classes, videoconferencing, and online classes, you have the flexibility to earn your degree on your own schedule – many of our students work and have families.
Personal attention – You’re not just a face in a crowd, our small class sizes allow for personal attention from instructors.
Career professionals as instructors – With current and relevant curricula, you will learn from instructors with real-world field experience who will guide and mentor you.
Career services – Our career services team starts to help you before you graduate with your resume, cover letters, interviewing techniques and how to search for great career opportunities.
Alumni benefits – Our support doesn’t end at graduation, as an alumnus you will have access to our career services and refresher¹ courses available throughout your career.
¹Refresher training is tuition-free for qualified students. Additional costs such as lab fees, books and supplies are the responsibilities of the student. Retraining is limited to the program from which the student graduated and is subject to space available.
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