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South University, Columbia Medical Assisting Associate of Science Degree Program

Medical Assisting programs offered at South University—columbia

Program Information

Are you looking for medical assisting associate’s degree programs in the Columbia area? Consider South University, Columbia. The Associate of Science (AS) in Medical Assisting degree program at South University’s Columbia campus in Columbia, South Carolina, is devoted to competency-based medical assistant training with emphasis on your mastery of clinical and administrative competencies. These competencies are validated through performance on tests, terminal performance objectives, and a clinical externship.

Medical assistants are multi-skilled allied health professionals who perform a wide range of roles in physicians’ offices, clinics, and other healthcare settings. They are proficient in a multitude of clinical and administrative tasks and are widely viewed by doctors as vital members of the healthcare delivery team.

The Associate of Science in Medical Assisting program at South University, Columbia is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB), Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756, 727-210-2350.

End your search today for medical assisting associate’s degree programs in the Columbia area with South University, Columbia.

Program Outcomes

Graduates of the AS in Medical Assisting program are prepared to help a physician examine and treat patients, perform laboratory tests, and function as a crucial member of the team that shares the administrative responsibilities of operating a medical care facility.

Some entry-level careers include:

  • billing and coding
  • medical transcription
  • medical computer programming
  • office management

Accreditation Information

The Associate of Science in Medical Assisting program at South University, Columbia is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB), Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756, 727-210-2350.

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