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What's the next career step after medical assisting?

Beginning your career as a medical assistant is a great way to build a strong foundational education in healthcare, gain meaningful real-world experience and prepare yourself to continue growing professionally.

What is the next level after medical assistant? It depends on your strengths, preferences and overall career goals in healthcare.

Three fields in healthcare are popular landing spots for medical assistants looking to specialize or branch into a new career path:

  • Healthcare Management
  • Health Information Management
  • Nursing

Herzing University offers many degree and diploma programs for practicing medical assistants to take a leap and embark on a new career path. Our health sciences degree program is designed to help you complete your bachelor's degree and advance your career to the next level.

Learn about our online medical assistant programs

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