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Herzing University provides medical assistants graduates with the skills and capabilities needed to work in a private medical practice, public clinic, nursing home, and critical care facility as well as at a hospital and immediate care facility.

Medical Assisting Services Program Comparison Chart

ProgramCreditsMonths
Diploma in Medical Assisting Services4312
Associate and Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assisting Services6020
Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management12136
*Average number of months for students to complete program

Diploma in Medical Assisting Services

This program is the first step in becoming a medical assistant. It provides the basic capabilities needed for entry-level positions in both doctor’s offices and hospitals. Download Program Course Sheet

Associate and Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assisting Services

This program adds the general education courses that are required for an associate degree to the diploma program’s curriculum, which will give most graduates greater advancement opportunities. Download Program Course Sheet

Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management

Designed for future career growth, this program gives graduates the business and management skills required for a leadership or management position in healthcare. For specific advancement opportunities, students may transfer in healthcare-related courses completed as part of diploma or certificate programs in specialties such as medical coding, medical assisting or medical office administration and others. Download Program Course Sheet

The information below reflects aggregated data from all of the Herzing University campuses that have students enrolled in the specified program in the specified time period. The information does not reflect data regarding individual campuses unless only one campus had students to report. The reporting period used to obtain this data was 7/1/2012-6/30/2013. If there were less than 10 graduates in a program, median loan debt and on-time completion data were not disclosed for that program to protect the privacy of those students. Tuition and length may vary by campus location. Ranges could not be input for tuition and length, therefore tuition and length reported are the highest tuition rates and longest program length to encompass all campuses. For information regarding specific campus tuition please refer to http://www.herzing.edu/tuition-financial-aid . For a more detailed description of how the data was calculated please refer to the Disclosure Methodology located here http://www.herzing.edu/files/2014Disclosures-Methodology.pdf .

  • ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE IN MEDICAL ASSISTING (No longer enrolling students)

  • ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE & ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE IN MEDICAL ASSISTING SERVICES

  • DIPLOMA IN MEDICAL ASSISTING (No longer enrolling students)

Registered Medical Assistant

Graduates of Medical Assisting Services programs at all Herzing University locations are eligible to take the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) exam offered by American Medical Technologists.

Certified Medical Assistant

Graduates of Medical Assisting Services programs at Herzing University locations where the Medical Assisting Services program is specially accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) or the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) are eligible to take the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) certification offered by the American Association of Medical Assistants. (See "Accreditation".)



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