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Medical Office Assistant

The medical administrative assistant profession is a highly-demanding and highly-rewarding healthcare career. The Certificate In Medical Office Assistant equips students with dual credentials – not only to manage a healthcare office, but also to perform medical coding and billing tasks. This certificate improves your skills and makes you a greater asset to employers in the healthcare industry.

Why Enroll?

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, healthcare occupations and industries are expected to have the fastest employment growth by 2024. Medical assisting jobs are expected to increase by 29% through 2022. Medical Administrative Assistants are important members of the healthcare team responsible for efficient medical office operations. MAs have both clinical and administrative skills, build relationships with patients, and work closely with doctors and physicians. If you’re interested in a promising, long-term career in the healthcare industry, the Certificate  In Medical Office Assistant at Hunter’s Continuing Education prepares you for all of the managerial and administrative support roles in medical office settings including:

  • Records and Billing Clerks
  • Receptionists
  • Office Managers
  • Administrative Assistants


Registration and Tuition

This certificate consists of 7 required courses. Tuition for the Certificate  In Medical Office Assistant is $5,300 plus a one-time $35 registration fee, or you can register for each course individually plus the registration fee per semester. This certificate cannot be completed in one semester. Payment plan options are available for students who register in person.


To register for courses online, visit our online registration portal listed below. You may browse courses and register as a new or returning student. Certificate students, please visit or contact the registration office to select your course schedule per semester.


There is a particular order in which to take a couple of the courses ΜΆ Regulations I can be taken at any time, but it is the prerequisite for Regulations II. Medical Insurance and Electronic Health Record is the final class in the certificate.


View or download the Medical Office Assistant course schedule and required textbooks below, and check out 'General Information' to learn more about the benefits of registering for Continuing Education certificate programs.


Summer 2017 Brochure Fall 2017 Brochure Spring 2018 Brochure Catalog Required Textbooks
Becoming Certified General Info Payment Plan Register

We also offer combined certificate options in Medical Office Assistant and Medical Coding & Billing (8 courses, $5500), and Medical Office Assistant and Outpatient & Inpatient (10 courses, $6500). Please see our brochure or catalog for more information.


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