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Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assisting

A medical assistant school in Wichita - East

Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assisting National American University's Associate of Applied Science Medical Assisting degree program offered at its school in Wichita 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 (877) 628-9424 or visit the Wichita campus page.

Wichita Medical Assisting School
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Wichita Medical Assistant Degree

Associated Careers

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  • Medical Assistants

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


Wichita,
KS

Graduate Survey
Satisfaction

100%

Employer Survey
Satisfaction

100%

Survey Years
Survey results reported the following year
2012-2015



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

"NAU lives and breathes their mission and core values and that alone makes it a great place to work. NAU also believes in their employees and does a great job growing their employees instead of looking outside of the organization. I admire that." Amber Frost – Campus director (staff)

Gainful Employment 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 Wichita (East Campus)

National American University’s Wichita campus is conveniently located in northeast Wichita and has been serving students in the area since 2007. The Wichita campus offers the convenience of on ground classes, online classes, or a combination of both. Students can pursue an associate or bachelor's degree in a wide variety of programs. Located on East 21st Street North between Rock Road and Woodlawn, the Wichita campus is easily accessible from all areas of Wichita and the surrounding communities.

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