The health care industry offers a variety of interesting career opportunities to graduates of the Medical Administrative Assistant Programme. Students will receive training which emphasizes the administrative and business aspects of managing a medical or dental office. Successful graduates can become an integral part of any health care facility, medical or dental office, as well as qualifying for several entry-level positions such as receptionist, health insurance claims processor, and medical records clerk, which are found in medical and dental offices, hospitals, clinics and insurance companies.
The programme runs for 9 months, and consists of 8 modules, with a total of 727 contact hours, which would accumulate 32 credits. Students will be assessed throughout the programme based on the five criteria set out in the student evaluation document. MAA students will develop administrative skills through a variety of media, electronic equipment, practice in using computers, and manipulation of various software programmes, which will familiarize them with the automation of a medical office.