Support a well-run medical office with a Medical Administrative Assistant degree

NSCC’s 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.

Medical Administrative Assistants are employed in a variety of medical settings such as:
Physician's offices
Insurance companies
Research laboratories
Public health departments
Health maintenance organizations



Semesters estimated to complete degree. Complete faster with winter intersession and summer classes.


2016 Boston-area Median Wage.


Projected job growth for Essex County, higher than the national average.

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If you have questions related to program admissions or applications, please contact or call 978-762-4188.

If you have program advising related questions, please contact or call 781-477-2215.

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North Shore Community College is an accredited public institute of higher education where all are welcome and each is challenged. NSCC is accredited by NECHE, the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly NEASC-CIHE, the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).

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