An Associate of Science degree is considered a terminal degree. The decision on course transferability rests with the receiving institution.
Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Medical Assisting Science prepares students to perform various clinical duties including taking patient histories, measuring vital signs, assisting physicians with examinations, giving injections as directed by the physician, venipuncture, performing CLIA waived laboratory tests, and performing electrocardiograms (ECG).
In addition, students will learn clerical and administrative tasks such as scheduling appointments, maintaining patient records, and preparing insurance claims.
The following objectives are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission and its goals:
- Develop a student’s ability to perform various clinical, clerical, & administrative duties
- Prepare students with the professional skills needed for employment in Medical Assisting
- Prepare students to take the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) credentialing examination given by American Medical Technologists (AMT).