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  • Medical Administrative Assistant (MAD)
    Program Description

    Career, Degree (AS)

    The Medical Administrative Assistant degree program provides students with an extensive background in medical terminology and transcription along with knowledge of third-party billing and records management. Computer skills needed for competitive employment such as word processing, spreadsheets, database, and medical software are also integrated into the course work. Employment opportunities are found in a variety of medical settings such as physician's offices, hospitals, clinics, insurance companies, research laboratories, public health departments, and health maintenance organizations.

    The program includes a hands-on work experience through Cooperative Education and Internships which integrate classroom study with a supervised work experience.

    Simultaneous awarding of Certificate and Degree policy: Certificates whose coursework is embedded in an Associate's degree program will not be awarded simultaneously in the same term as the degree is awarded; i.e. Medical Administrative Assistant(MAD) and Medical Office Support Certificate(MOS).

    For more information, please contact us at (978) 762-4000 or mmcaulif@northshore.edu.

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