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Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assisting

A medical assistant school in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area - Roseville

Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assisting National American University's Associate of Applied Science Medical Assisting degree program, offered at NAU's Minneapolis school in Roseville, utilizes a combination of lecture and laboratory sessions, as well as a practicum following completion of required coursework, in order to prepare you for entry-level positions in ambulatory healthcare settings. Medical assistants perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician. To learn more about program goals, learning outcomes and course descriptions, view the undergraduate catalog.

To learn more about program goals, learning outcomes, and course descriptions, view the . For more information call (866) 628-6387 or visit the Roseville campus page.

Minneapolis Medical Assistant Degree School
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Minneapolis Medical Assisting Degree Training Program
The Medical Assisting Associate of Applied Science program offered through the Roseville campus responds to the needs and expectations of the ever-changing healthcare environment including physicians, the public, employers, graduates, students, faculty, and nationally accepted standards of roles and functions. Through a student-centered competency-based curriculum, NAU utilizes cognitive, psychomotor, and affective learning domains to prepare students for a career within the scope of specific training and state law.
 

Key Courses

  • Medical Law & Ethics
  • Medical Record Management
  • Laboratory Techniques I
  • Laboratory Techniques II

Students in some programs may be required to take online classes and attend classes at different locations.

Certification Exam

Graduates of accredited programs are eligible to take the national certification exam to become a Certified Medical Assistant CMA (AAMA) after the completion of your associate degree

Program Information

The medical assisting programs offered at Albuquerque, Austin, Bellevue, Bloomington, Brooklyn Center, Colorado Springs, Georgetown, Independence, Rochester, Roseville, Sioux Falls, Tulsa, Wichita, and Zona Rosa are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) on the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs can be contacted at 25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763, (727) 210-2350.

Graduate and Employer Satisfaction

The following table presents the weighted average of responses submitted by graduates of the medical assisting program and employers of graduates who participated in annual satisfaction surveys conducted during the following years:


Campus


Roseville,
MN

Graduate Survey
Satisfaction

100%

Employer Survey
Satisfaction

100%

Survey Years
Survey results reported the following year
2011-2015



The foregoing information is provided in accordance with MAERB Policy 210.

“Working as a CNA for the past 6 years, Shakiera was needing a career change. Being able to get signed up right away for the Phlebotomy course is what helped motivate Shakiera to get started with NAU. “I chose NAU because they worked with me due to financial reasons and there wasn’t a waiting list to get signed up for classes.” Once Shakiera graduates she plans on getting certified and then wants to work in a clinic until she is able to start her nursing program."
Shakiera Marsaw (student)

Disclosures

To read disclosure information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed this program and other important information, select the type of student that best describes you.


About Roseville

National American University’s Roseville campus is conveniently located near the Rosedale Shopping Center. The Roseville campus has been serving students in the Minneapolis area since 1974, and has long been considered one of NAU’s flagship campus locations. In addition to its strong business and information technology curriculum, the Roseville campus offers excellent degree programs in medical assisting, paralegal studies, and pharmacy technician. Located north of Har Mar Mall, the Roseville campus is easily accessible from Highway 36 and Snelling Avenue. It is one of five convenient NAU campuses in the Twin Cities area.

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