Healthcare is changing. With healthcare reform medical records must move to an electronic format, which has created an incredible need for medical administrative professionals trained on electronic health record (EHR) software, and employers are looking for specialists trained in the Medical Administrative Assistants with Electronic Health Records program.
The medical administrative assistant career path offers a number of benefits, including:
- Opportunities all across healthcare – Healthcare is one of the largest industries in the country, and the move to electronic records affects the entire industry, creating career opportunities for medical administrative assistants, particularly those with EHR expertise, nationwide.
- Preparation for the future of healthcare – Government healthcare reform and a focus on decreased costs with enhanced patient care are making electronic health records increasingly important. Building a career around this change ensures you're prepared for the future of the industry and are more marketable when you start your job search.
- Competitive salaries and benefits – Medical administrative assistants enjoy competitive salaries as well as the potential for traditional employment benefits.
A career as a medical administrative assistant with EHR expertise offers the opportunity to earn a great income while staying at the forefront of the growing healthcare industry. 285 Contact Hours.
Students who focus full-time energy to this program can finish the training in 4-6 months. Part-time students have up to 6 months to finish the program. Students will receive comprehensive technical support throughout the course and full access to online career services, including resume review, reference letters, graduate consultations and other job placement help. This is a non-credit course.
Length of Program: Must be completed in 6 months
Your program includes study materials in electronic form only.
Payment plans options are available. Students choosing a payment plan are not eligible for promotional materials or discounts. For payment plan information please call 952-358-8343.
Computer and Internet System Requirements: Hardware: Active internet connection (High speed/Broadband connection recommended), 800 X 600 minimum resolution (1024 X 768 or higher recommended), Sound card and speakers (Earphones recommended) , Available USB port Software: Adobe Flash Player (ver. 10 or higher), Windows Media Player (ver. 10 or higher) or Quicktime Player (ver. 7 or higher), PDF reader,
Operating System: Microsoft Windows (XP®, Vista®, 7 with latest service pack), Mac OS X (10.4.11 or greater)*
Special Note: This program includes software tools that are only compatible with Microsoft Windows and Internet Explorer 7.x or 8.x