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Associate of Science in Medical Assisting (AS)

Associate of Science in Medical Assisting (AS)

Work toward professional opportunities at South College with the Associate of Science in Medical Assisting program, available in Asheville, Atlanta, Knoxville, and Nashville. Earn your Associate of Science in Medical Assisting degree at South College and start working toward tomorrow’s career today!



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Degree Features

Associate of Science in Medical Assisting (AS)

  1. Program Duration

    18 months (full-time)

  2. Financial Aid

    Available for qualified medical assistant program applicants

  3. Location

    Earn your associate degree in medical assisting in Asheville, Atlanta, Knoxville, or Nashville!

Financial Aid

Financial aid, offered through a variety of government, state, and local programs, grants, and scholarships—like Tennessee Promise, Tennessee Reconnect, South College Promise, and others—are available. To learn more about the financial aid options that could help you pursue a medical assistant program, contact us today.

Industry Outlook

Medical assistants play a key role in hospitals, outpatient clinics, doctor’s offices, retirement communities, and other health facilities, where they assist practitioners with examining and treating patients, perform laboratory testing, and provide administrative support. At South College, our medical assisting courses can prepare you for a wide range of medical assisting jobs and tasks, helping you build skills in medical billing and coding, patient care management, taking patient medical histories, and more. The instruction and practical training our medical assisting program offers can help make you more competitive in a rapidly growing job market.



Associate of Science in Medical Assisting (AS)

Program Overview

If you’re ready to pursue professional opportunities in a rewarding and fast-paced healthcare field, we’re ready to help. Featuring a mix of online and in-person classes, the AS in Medical Assisting program at South College is designed to educate competent, compassionate, and qualified medical assistants who can make a positive impact in their communities. In our medical assisting program, you’ll learn the knowledge and skills of this critical support role through detailed instruction from qualified faculty and hands-on practicum experience. This program can also help Certified Medical Assistants to expand their career options. Our campuses are equipped with relevant technology and our supportive and experienced faculty members are dedicated to teaching, mentoring and guiding students to help students reach their career goals.

South College


South College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award degrees at the doctorate, educational specialist, master’s, baccalaureate, and associate levels, as well as certificates. Questions about the accreditation of South College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (


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