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Medical Assisting Online Training

Click here to Order Medical Assistant Training OnlineAllied Schools offers two program levels of medical assisting education. Medical Assisting Program I prepares students for a “front office” entry-level medical administrative assistant career. Medical Assisting Program II prepares students for a “back office” medical assistant career. Find out which program is right for you.

Medical Assisting Program I (Administrative Medical Assisting) – Front Office

This first program of medical assisting training teaches students how to handle the daily functions of a medical office. Important tasks such as retrieving patients’ medical history and working with insurance companies to ensure proper billing office are covered with this program.

Medical Assisting Program II (Clinical Medical Assisting) – Back Office

This second program prepares students to move beyond administrative work to addressing patient care. Students will learn how to prep patients by taking x-rays, performing wound care, and even helping with minor surgeries. Students must complete the Medical Assisting Program I before taking this course.

Live Student Support with Medical Assisting Training

Our staff includes employees who are dedicated to the success of all of our students in every Allied course. When you enroll at Allied, you can benefit from a team of professionals who are available to provide one-on-one student support through e-mail, phone and fax. If you have any questions during regular business hours, they are available to assist you. Receive assistance every step of the way!


Convenient Payment Plans

Select from a range of payment plan options to put your medical assistant online training within reach. Get started with an affordable down payment followed by budget-friendly monthly payments. These no-interest payment plans are an ideal way to make your online medical assisting training more affordable - and get you on your way to a new medical assisting career!

Start Your Training Today!

Start your career in a medical environment as a valued part of an office team. When you enroll in an Allied medical assisting training program, you receive everything you need to succeed – high-quality course materials and personalized student support. You can realize your goals of working in the exciting medical field with Allied by your side. Your success is our success!


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About Allied's Medical Assisting Programs

Allied's medical assisting education is divided into TWO main programs: Medical Assisting Program I covers Administrative Medical Assisting and Medical Assisting Program II covers Clinical Medical Assisting. Find out more details for each program below.

Medical Assisting Program I - 210 hours

Be prepared to perform administrative tasks in a medical office or facility as an administrative medical assistant. You will receive training on how to greet patients, answer telephones, schedule appointments and surgeries, update medical records, and process medical correspondence.

Additionally, you'll learn how to manage medical health records and determine insurance coverage. Gain a comprehensive knowledge of accounting, filing procedures, and customer service by enrolling in this course. You'll also be exposed to governmental policies that include OSHA, HIPAA, DEA and CLIA regulations.

Your Administrative Medical Assisting (Front Office) Program includes these courses:

  • Medical Terminology for Administrative Assisting (45 Hours)
  • Medical Administrative Assisting (80 Hours)
  • Medical Billing Technology (65 Hours)
  • Electronic Health Records (20 Hours)
  • Medical Administrative Assisting Externship (Varies 80-160 Hours)*

Note: NY, ME, MN and TN students will enroll in Professional Development courses in lieu of an Externship. Please call for more details.
*Service available for program graduates

Medical Assisting Program II - 510 Hours

Prerequisite: Medical Assisting Program 1 (Administrative Medical Assistant Program) Train to assist the medical provider for the examination and treatment of patients as a medical assistant. Learn how to collect and prepare laboratory specimens, perform basic laboratory tests, dispose of contaminated supplies, and sterilize medical instruments.

You'll be equipped to prepare and administer medications using proper mathematical formulas, authorize drug refills as directed by a physician, prepare and telephone prescriptions to a pharmacy, perform phlebotomy, and give injections and immunizations. You'll also receive pharmacology training as it relates to medical assisting. In addition, you'll be trained to prepare patients for X-rays, perform electrocardiograms, remove sutures, perform wound care, change dressings, and assist in minor surgical procedures.

Your Clinical Medical Assisting (Back Office) Program includes these courses:

  • Pharmacology (30 Hours)
  • Anatomy and Physiology (75 Hours)
  • Medical Assisting Back Office (245 Hours)
  • Medical Assisting Externship (160 Hours)

Note: NY, ME, MN and TN students will enroll in Professional Development courses in lieu of an Externship. Please call for more details.
*Service available for program graduates

Medical Assistant Externship – 80-160-Hours

Externship opportunities are available for both Medical Assisting Programs (I & II) upon successful completion of course requirements. The externship provides hands-on experience in a medical facility. In this externship, you will practice apply your education to real world situations.

Medical Assisting Certification

After you have finished Medical Assisting Program I&II as well as completed your hands-on externship, you will receive your Certificate of Completion from Allied Schools. In addition, you will also be prepared to take these certification exams:

  • Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam, offered by National Healthcare Association
  • Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) exam, offered by American Medical Technologists (AMT)

About Allied’s Online Medical Training Programs

  • Convenient Online Medical Assistant Courses
  • Live Student Support
  • Nationally Accredited
  • Interest-Free Payment Plans

Allied’s medical assisting programs prepare you to perform administrative and clinical duties in any healthcare setting. Talk to an Allied Admissions Representative about changing your future today!

Gain the know-how and practicaClick here to Order medical administrative assistant training Onlinel experience to start your new career now! Call (888) 501-7686 to enroll.

Note: Programs not available to students in NH. Please call for other career training options.

*The Medical Assisting Program II (Back Office) Program and associated Externship are no longer available to ME, MN, NY and TN students. Please call for more details.


Build a Medical Assistant Career

Click here to Order OnlineBecome a vital member of a medical office team! Learn the skills necessary to interact with patients and manage day-to-day administrative and clinical duties. Start an exciting new career in a growing medical industry. Check out possible career options below.

Administrative Medical Assistants

What Does an Administrative Medical Assistant Do? Administrative medical assistants greet patients to the facility, have them fill out the proper forms, check medical history, schedule appointments and make sure the office runs smooth.

Administrative Medical Assistant Duties:

  • Coordinate patient care
  • Maintain patient records
  • Fill out insurance forms
  • Handle correspondence
  • Schedule patient appointments
  • Handle billing and bookkeeping
  • Arrange hospital admissions and schedule surgeries

Clinical Medical Assistants

What Does a Clinical Medical Assistant Do?

Clinical medical assistants are responsible for preparing patients for examination prior to the doctor’s assessment. They take patients’ vital signs and ready them for the doctor’s arrival.

Clinical Medical Assistant Duties:

  • Take and record vital signs and medical histories
  • Prepare patients for examinations
  • Draw blood and administer medications (as directed by a physician)

Career Outlook in Administrative & Medical Assisting

The healthcare industry is expected to have more growth than any other industry in the next decade. Due to a growing and aging population, the number of new medical facilities is projected to increase to accommodate greater patient needs. This will result in a higher demand for qualified individuals to work in the front and back areas of medical offices and healthcare facilities nationwide to oversee essential administrative and clinical operations. Individuals with a wide range of skills will have the greatest opportunities for employment. That's where Allied can help!

Affordable and Convenient Medical Programs

Allied offers flexible, no-interest payment plans that enable you to start your medical administrative assistant online training with an affordable down payment. We will work with you to determine the best payment option available. The medical assisting online course gives you the flexibility to complete your assignments on your own time. Balance your studies with family life. You can choose when to study, and advance your career on your own schedule.

Take the First Step Today

Allied’s medical assisting programs provide you with well-rounded training to succeed in any medical facility. Get started today and learn the tools and techniques to provide solid administrative and clinical support in healthcare settings nationwide. Call (888) 501-7686 or click below for more information.

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