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Medical Administrative Assistant

Medical Administrative Assistant - Medical Administrative Assistant

Medical administrative assistants perform administrative functions for a hospital or clinic through their knowledge of medical terminology and applications.


This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers as an Information Technology Assistant, Front Desk Specialist, Medical Office Technologist, and Medical Administrative Specialist in the Business Management and Administration career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning, and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Business Management and Administration career cluster. The medical administrative assistant course is offered to students interested in gaining employment as an administrative assistant in a healthcare setting. Students that complete this course will be eligible to take the national exam through National Health Care (NHA). Completion of this course will enable students to perform daily activities associated with management of medical record and the electronic medical record (EMR).

Career Opportunities:

  • Medical Administrative Assistant

Employment Outlook:

Employment of medical assistants is projected to grow 23% from 2018 to 2028.


The average wage for this career in Florida is $15.18 hourly or $31,580 annually.

Completion Requirements:

The entire program is 1050 hours, but students can earn a certificate at the completion of the following OCPs:


Location & Program’s Hours:

Medical Administrative Assistant is available at the following school (s):

North Miami Adult Education CenterMonday - Thursday from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Contact Information at the Location:

Additional information can be provided by student services:

North Miami Adult Education Center
(305) 981-6774
Michelle Gilles
Sylvia Francois
Ext. 2196
Ext. 2380



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