The Keiser family founded the college in 1977 when they recognized a need in the community for quality career education with a hands-on orientation. This philosophy combined with solid academics, provides Keiser University graduates with a competitive edge when entering the workforce.
For over 35 years, Keiser University has provided quality career education and now offers degree programs online to prepare students for high-demand professions. Associate and bachelor’s degrees are offered with a student-centered approach and curriculum that is in pace with technology and workforce demand trends.
Keiser University offers students a full online campus. The courses are web-based and designed by highly qualified faculty. Students interact with their instructor and each other using advanced technology.
Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Medical Assisting prepares students to perform medical assisting duties under direction of a physician/practitioner, including preparing examination rooms, taking vital signs, assisting in minor surgical procedures, giving injections, performing viniculture, assisting in laboratory operations, taking x-rays and administering electrocardiograms. Medical assistants also learn to function in an administrative capacity, including patient communications, maintaining patient records, billing, scheduling appointments, ordering supplies and processing insurance claims.
Medical Assisting Program Objectives
- Develop a student’s ability to perform various clinical duties
- Prepare students for jobs in the medical assisting profession
- Develop a student’s ability to perform various administrative duties
- Prepare students to take a variety of credentialing examinations related to medical assisting