Medical Administrative Assistant Course

SCHEV Certified & Affordable Course in 12 Weeks!

Start Date

February 19, 2024


12 Weeks

Day Session
Deadline to Apply
February 15, 2024

Medical Administrative Assistant Course at AIHST: Nurturing Excellence in Healthcare Administration

In the ever-evolving landscape of healthcare, the role of a Medical Administrative Assistant is becoming increasingly crucial. These professionals serve as the backbone of medical offices, clinics, and hospitals, ensuring smooth and efficient administrative operations. At AIHST, our comprehensive Medical Administrative Assistant program is meticulously designed to equip students with the knowledge, skills, and practical experience needed to excel in this dynamic field.

Program Highlights:

Our program encompasses a wide array of subjects essential for success in medical administration. From understanding medical billing and coding to mastering electronic health records and compliance with HIPAA regulations, our students gain a comprehensive understanding of the administrative aspects of healthcare.

The curriculum includes:

  • Medical Billing and Coding: Learn the intricacies of medical billing, basic coding, and electronic health records. Graduates will be proficient in filing claims, solving billing issues, and utilizing coding systems such as ICD-10-CM, CPT, and HCPCS Level II.
  • Insurance and Compliance: Understand the nuances of medical insurance and compliance with HIPAA regulations. Our students are well-versed in handling insurance forms, appealing denied claims, and ensuring adherence to industry standards.
  • Real-world Exposure: The program goes beyond theoretical knowledge, offering a clinical internship to provide hands-on experience in authentic healthcare settings. Our students benefit from mentorship during their internship, ensuring practical exposure and guidance.

Specialization and Certification:

Recognizing the diverse needs of the healthcare industry, our program offers specializations in areas such as medical billing, coding, and electronic health records. This focus aligns with industry demands, providing students with a competitive edge in the job market.

Upon successful completion of the program, students are eligible to undertake certification exams from reputable bodies in healthcare administration. These certifications not only validate their expertise but also open doors to a wider range of career opportunities.

Daily Duties of a Medical Administrative Assistant:

Logistics and Administration:

  • Patient Scheduling: Effectively manage appointment scheduling and coordinate patient visits.
  • Health Records Management: Maintain and update electronic health records, ensuring accuracy and compliance.
  • Billing and Coding: Utilize medical coding systems for accurate billing and insurance claims.

Communication and Patient Interaction:

  • Effective Communication: Interact professionally with patients, physicians, and other healthcare professionals.
  • Patient Education: Provide clear and concise information to patients regarding administrative processes and procedures.

Administrative Support:

  • Office Management: Oversee the smooth functioning of the medical office, handling administrative tasks efficiently.
  • Insurance Processing: Assist in processing insurance claims and resolving billing issues.

Program Structure and Admission:

Our Medical Administrative Assistant program spans a three-month duration, encompassing both campus hours and clinical hours. This structure ensures a holistic educational experience that combines theoretical knowledge with practical application.

To make our program accessible to dedicated individuals seeking a fulfilling career in healthcare administration, we have expanded our minimum admission requirements. In addition to a high school diploma or equivalent, we encourage prospective students to contact our Admissions Department at +1 703-817-2968 for additional requirements tailored to individual circumstances.

Selective Enrollment:

Maintaining high standards in education is paramount at AIHST. Our selective enrollment process goes beyond meeting minimum requirements; we carefully assess applicants to ensure they not only qualify but also possess the passion and dedication needed to excel in medical administration.

Comprehensive Curriculum Expansion:

In addition to the core subjects, our comprehensive curriculum covers essential areas in medical administration, ensuring our students are well-prepared for the challenges of the healthcare industry. Some key components of our expanded curriculum include:

  • Medical Terminology: Develop a solid foundation in medical terminology for effective communication within the healthcare team.
  • Electronic Health Records: Gain proficiency in managing electronic health records, a critical skill in modern healthcare administration.
  • Healthcare Ethics: Explore ethical considerations in healthcare administration and decision-making.

Career Advancement and Certification:

AIHST is committed to supporting the career advancement of our graduates. Our program is structured to provide a seamless pathway to certification eligibility, enhancing the credentials of our students and positioning them for success in the competitive healthcare job market.


Join AIHST, where innovation meets education, and redefine your future in medical administration. Our Medical Administrative Assistant program is a stepping stone to a dynamic and fulfilling career in healthcare administration. With a comprehensive curriculum, selective enrollment process, and a focus on real-world exposure, AIHST prepares students to become leaders in the evolving healthcare arena.

Elevate your skills, broaden your career opportunities, and embark on a journey towards success with AIHST – where your commitment to excellence meets our dedication to shaping competent healthcare professionals. Your future in medical administration begins here.

Career Outlook:

Our commitment to student success extends beyond the classroom. The field of medical administration offers promising prospects:

  • Salary Range and Stability: Medical Administrative Assistants enjoy a competitive salary range, with opportunities for growth. The stability of the healthcare industry ensures a robust demand for skilled professionals.
  • Diverse Opportunities: Students can explore diverse opportunities in various healthcare settings, including hospitals, clinics, and medical offices.

Technical and Health Standards for Medical Administrative Assistant at AIHST

Aspiring professionals in the Medical Administrative Assistant program must meet rigorous technical and health standards to ensure they possess the necessary capabilities for success in healthcare administration. These standards cover physical capabilities, cognitive abilities, and emotional well-being.

P.S. AIHST welcomes individuals with disabilities to apply, and we are committed to exploring reasonable convenient arrangements on an individual basis to facilitate successful program completion and preparation for national certification.

These are the technical and health standards for the Medical Administrative Assistant program. All students must be capable of meeting these standards.

Program Goals and Outcomes

The goals and learning outcomes for the Medical Administrative Assistant program at AIHST are categorized into the following domains:

  • Patient Care (Affective): Students will demonstrate empathy and effective communication skills, fostering a patient-centered approach in medical administration.
  • Professional Development (Behavioral): Graduates will exhibit professionalism, ethical conduct, and effective teamwork, ensuring seamless collaboration within the healthcare community.
  • Clinical Proficiency (Cognitive): Students will acquire cognitive skills, including critical thinking and problem-solving abilities, to analyze and address administrative challenges in healthcare settings.

Students will be evaluated on these domains quarterly, with a benchmark of 90 (A-) expected in each category. The comprehensive professional growth evaluation, performed by the clinical staff, will be cumulative and representative of all cohorts.

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P.S. The program outcomes listed above have been provided for the purpose of meeting certain accreditation requirements. These placement rates are not being used as a marketing tool or for recruitment purposes. Past results are no guarantee of future results. 

Clinical Affiliations

In order to provide our students with a rich and comprehensive learning experience, AIHST is taking necessary measures for clinical affiliations with a variety of healthcare facilities throughout Virginia and beyond.

Clinical site placement will be done at the discretion of the Internship Department and availability of the clinical sites at the time the student is ready to begin the clinical internship. Students must  complete all required clinical paperwork on time in order to be placed at a clinical site. AIHST does not guarantee placement at a particular clinical site.

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