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Associate of Arts in Medical Records

Associate of Arts in Medical Records

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Obtaining an Associate of Arts in Healthcare Administration with an emphasis in Medical Records is the first step toward a rewarding career in medical records, medical transcription or billing and coding. Because of the wide variety of paths you can take, this degree is particularly attractive to both job-seekers and employers. What’s more, an Associate of Arts lays the foundation for further study with a Bachelor degree in Healthcare Administration or Health Information Technology. As healthcare becomes even more driven by technology, those with degrees and experience in Electronic Health Records and medical software will becoming increasingly desirable.

Most Associate of Arts in Medical Records degree programs take 1-2 years to complete, and the degree is rewarded after successfully completing a minimum number of academic credits in the applicable areas of study. Online and part-time programs allow for greater flexibility so you don’t have to put your life on hold in order to go to school.

Typical coursework includes medical terminology, patient information management, and medical claims processing.

Career options:
Medical Records
Medical Secretary
Medical Transcriptionist

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