If you consider yourself highly organized and skillful in the ways of communication, then you should definitely consider pursuing a course of study in medical assisting, in which you’ll learn how to perform the routine administrative and clinical tasks necessary to keep the offices of medical professionals running smoothly. The duties of medical assistants vary depending on the office in which they work, but they can include answering telephones, updating and filing medical records, preparing patients for examination, along with other administrative and clinical duties.
As a degree holder in medical assisting, you will face favorable job prospects. Experts predict that employment in this field will grow through 2012 at a faster rate than the national average for all occupations.
Please select from the available schools for Medical Assisting or from the available degree programs for Capella University below: