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About National American University

National American University is about personal development and community. When you choose to attend NAU, you don't just join a group of diverse students and faculty; you join a group of people from all walks of life sharing a unique experience.

Our staff is devoted to helping you balance your education with your personal and professional obligations – it's our commitment. Through flexible class scheduling, dedicated career advisors, and quality programs, NAU strives to provide a caring and supportive learning environment to ensure your success as a student.

You deserve an education. We provide the opportunity.

Medical Administrative Assistant

National American University’s Associate of Applied Science Medical Administrative Assistant degree program is designed to prepare your for entry-level administrative positions in a variety of healthcare settings. The program uses a combination of lecture and laboratory sessions to address administrative and general office topics in order to prepare students for entry level positions in health care. Medical administrative assistant’s duties may include greeting patients, setting appointments, scheduling hospital admissions, medical transcription, bill collections, office compliance and other general office procedures. Those with sufficient training and experience may become responsible for office management.

Medical Assisting

Medical Assisting Degree Program

Associate of Applied Science Medical Assisting degree program utilizes a combination of lecture and laboratory sessions, as well as a practicum following completion of required coursework, in order to prepare students for entry-level positions in ambulatory healthcare settings. Medical assistants perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by a physician. Graduates of accredited programs are eligible to take the national certification exam to become a Certified Medical Assistant CMA (AAMA) after the completion of your associate degree.

Medical Billing and Coding

The medical billing and coding diploma program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions as medical billers and coders in a variety of healthcare settings, such as physician offices, multispecialty clinics, nursing homes, surgery centers, healthcare systems, and medical billing companies. Medical billers and coders are responsible for completing insurance claims; coding patient diagnoses and medical, surgical and diagnostic services; submitting claims consistent with government regulations and private insurance policies; and coordinating communications between healthcare providers, insurance carriers, and patients. The accuracy and timeliness of their work is crucial to providers’ financial operations, and they serve as valuable members of the healthcare team.

This diploma program utilize a combination of learning activities in coding and billing courses with a practicum experience at the end of the program to help students develop the knowledge and skills billers and coders use in the healthcare field. Graduates may wish to pursue certification in this field through national professional associations, such as the American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC) or the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

Accreditation

National American University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission - www.hlcommission.org

Disclosure

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program and other important information, please visit our website at www.national.edu/programdisclosures

Campus Locations

Albuquerque East, NM

4775 Indian School Road NE Suite 200

Albuquerque,

NM
87110

Austin, TX

13801 Burnet Road

Austin,

TX
78727

Bellevue, NE

3604 Summit Plaza Drive

Bellevue,

NE
68123

Centennial, CO

8242 South University Blvd

Centennial,

CO
80122

Colorado Springs, CO

1915 Jamboree Drive

Colorado Springs,

CO
80920

Georgetown, TX

1015 W. University Avenue

Georgetown,

TX
78628

Independence, MO

3620 Arrowhead Avenue

Independence,

MO
64057

Indianapolis, IN

3600 Woodview Trace Suite 200

Indianapolis,

IN
46268

Mesquite, TX

18600 LBJ Freeway

Mesquite,

TX
75150

Overland Park, KS

10310 Mastin

Overland Park,

KS
66212

Rapid City, SD

5301 South Highway 16

Rapid City,

SD
57701

Rochester, MN

3906 East Frontage Road Northwest Highway 52

Rochester,

MN
55901

Roseville, MN

1550 West Highway 36

Roseville,

MN
55113

Sioux Falls, SD

5801 South Corporate Place

Sioux Falls,

SD
57108

Tulsa, OK

8040 South Sheridan Road

Tulsa,

OK
74133

Wichita, KS

7309 East 21st Street North Suite G-40

Wichita,

KS
67206

Zona Rosa, MO

7490 North West 87th Street

Kansas City,

MO
64153

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