AAS Medical Office Assistant Online Degree Program

Associate of Applied Science – Medical Office Assistant

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Find your degree of interest from one of our many programs of study offered 100% online.

Liberty University's online programs offer you the flexibility to study at your own pace, from your home or office, while retaining a level of structure that will help you stay on track toward achieving your educational goals. You'll receive a quality education - that is both flexible and affordable - from an accredited institution.

Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) – Medical Office Assistant

Overview
What You Will Learn
Careers
Benefits
Military

Fast Track Your Way to a Career in Healthcare with Our Online Medical Office Assistant Program

The healthcare industry is constantly changing with new technologies and regulations. Without a specialist to manage patient data, keep track of compliance needs, and manage office operations, no healthcare services office would function properly. A medical office assistant has the key responsibility of ensuring the medical office environment runs smoothly and efficiently. If you are looking for an entryway to the health sciences field, you can learn in-demand skills through Liberty University’s 100% online AAS in Medical Office Assistant degree.

A medical office assistant works alongside clinically-based healthcare professionals to improve patient healthcare outcomes. The role covers a variety of different tasks that are all essential to the success of the healthcare field. 

As a pioneer in distance learning since 1985 and a Christian university recognized for its academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, Liberty combines academic excellence with a biblical worldview. Liberty’s mission is to Train Champions for Christ, and we fulfill this mission by equipping healthcare professionals with flexible and affordable training from a Christian worldview. Become a part of Liberty’s mission today and make an impact for Christ in the healthcare field!

What Will You Learn in our Medical Office Assistant Online Degree?

  • Best-practices for office systems and procedures
  • How to manage medical billing and bookkeeping
  • Common medical terminology and health sciences concepts

A medical office assistant will see a variety of tasks on the job, and our program is designed to give you the knowledge and skills to confidentially handle any workplace responsibility. Our 100% online format will allow you to further your education while staying connected with your family, your church, and your work. You may also be interested in exploring our Associate of Arts in Business or our bachelor’s degrees in business or healthcare administration.

Medical Assistant Potential Career Options

  • Clerical and medical billing expert
  • Doctor’s office assistant
  • Medical clinic receptionist

Benefits of the AAS in Medical Office Assistant

As a leader in distance education since 1985, we understand what it takes to create a flexible and affordable education for busy people. Since we have been investing in distance and online learning for decades, our experience has taught us how to streamline our degree options so you can focus on what really matters to you. While many schools offer online degrees, we believe Liberty stands out.

Here’s what sets us apart:

  • We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank among Niche.com’s top 5 online schools in America. Earning your online medical office assistant degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.

  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in 6 years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university. 

  • You can complete our medical office assistant degree in as little as 1 and a half years. 

Military Benefits

Service is important to us, so whether you’re currently serving in the Armed Forces, have served, or are married to someone who serves, we’re here to serve you. Liberty’s military benefits are available to:

  • Active duty service members of the U.S. Armed Forces
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/retirees
  • Spouses of service members and veterans/retirees
  • Current Department of Defense employees

We are proud to support you in your pursuit of a flexible and affordable online education by offering you the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course)
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)
  • Potential college credit for military training
60

Credit Hours

1.5

Years (Avg.)

Class Type

100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer Credits

Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total

Next Start Date

Oct 25, 2021

Accreditation

Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Maximize Your Time

  • 100% online programs at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level.*
  • Earn credit for prior learning.
  • Transfer in up to 75% of a bachelor’s degree.
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a master’s degree.

* excludes licensure, certification, and some doctoral programs

Your goals on your time

We are committed to helping you achieve your goals and complete your degree as quickly as possible. One of our admissions counselors is ready to assist you with starting the process.

Contact Us: (800) 424-9595

Why Choose Liberty University?

Prepare for a Career

Go from merely surviving in your current job to thriving in the career of your dreams.

Enjoy Flexible Courses

Complete assignments at your own pace, at a time convenient to you within each week.

Access Academic Support

Access our online library, writing resources, study aids, and IT support.

Grow in Your Faith

Each of our programs is grounded in biblical principles, and our professors consider teaching to be more than a job – it’s their calling.

Liberty’s online courses give you the ability to choose when and where you study.

Financing Options

Financial Aid

87% of all Liberty students in an online program are awarded financial aid.

Tuition Discounts

Available for military service members, including active duty, reserve, veterans, and their spouses, as well as emergency response personnel.

Corporate Tuition Assistance

Deferred – If your company reimburses you for the cost of your education, you submit your grades to your employer who pays you, and then you pay for your classes.

Other Payment Options are Available

Contact one of our admissions counselors for more information by calling (800) 424-9595.

 

An Accredited Private Education Made for You

As a nonprofit university, we have been pioneering distance education since 1985 and offer a unique and proven approach to online education.

Along with our advanced accreditations, we also have been recognized by the following organizations for our excellence in education.

2021 Niche Best Colleges badge

Liberty University is proud to announce that we are recognized by multiple institutions for our affordability, accessibility, and academic quality. Our commitment to excellence has also helped us rank among Niche.com’s top 5 online schools in America.