Medical Administrative Assistant

Courses

Core Courses

  • Introduction to Keyboarding
  • Business English
  • Proofreading and Editing
  • Word Processing
  • Business College Experience
  • Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced Medical Terminology
  • Medical Law and Ethics
  • Accounting
  • Keyboarding Skill Development
  • Transcription
  • Medical Office Management
  • Medical Transcription
  • Workplace Professionalism
  • Business Field Experience
  • Pharmacology for the Medical Office

Program Details

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 63
Program Start: Fall, Spring, Summer

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Careers

Positions

Graduates find employment in various health-related organizations such as physicians’ and dentists’ offices, hospitals, insurance companies, and community health facilities. They work as administrative assistants, office managers, medical secretaries, insurance specialists, clinic administrators, health unit coordinators, and patient service representatives.

Example Careers and Average Wages

Entry Average Experienced
Medical Secretaries $26,300 $35,300 $39,700

Source: 2018 Iowa Wage Report, Iowa Workforce Development

Employers

The following is a partial list of employers who have hired graduates from this program:

Business Location
American HomePatient Waterloo, IA
Cedar Valley Medical Specialists, P.C. Waterloo, IA
Peoples Community Health Clinic, Inc. Waterloo, IA
UnityPoint Health Waterloo and Cedar Falls, IA
MercyOne Waterloo and Cedar Falls, IA

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Contact Us

Admissions Coordinator Stephanie Moseley Email me 319-296-2329 ext.1218 Hawkeye Center 114
Student Success Specialist Jen Beck Email me 319-296-2329 ext.1068 Black Hawk Hall 201
Program Advisor Dee Ulrich Email me 319-296-2329 ext.1756 Black Hawk Hall 216
Program Advisor Gisele Carbone Kruger Email me 319-296-2329 ext.1109 Black Hawk Hall 202
Administrative Assistant Linda Butler Email me 319-296-4013 Grundy Hall 135
Dean Dr. Gene Leutzinger, DNP Email me 319-296-4457 Grundy Hall 135
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