Associate of Arts in Medical Office Assistant Online Degree Program Page
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% Online, 8 Week Courses
Transfer Credits
Up to 75% can be transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
Aug 27, 2018

Fast Track Your Way to a Career in Healthcare with Our Online Medical Office Assistant Program

Medical Office Assistants play an essential role in the care and well-being of patients. They serve as vital members of health care teams in hospitals, outpatient clinics, physician’s offices or long-term care facilities. Liberty University’s 100% online Associate’s degree in Medical Office Assistant program will teach you the various components of a medical office so you can efficiently perform your daily tasks. 

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Why Choose Liberty’s Online Medical Office Assistant Program?

Opportunities for new medical office assistants are continually becoming available. As more people retire and healthcare advances, the need for medical office assistants is growing fast. In fact, between 2016-2026, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates the job outlook to increase by 29%, which is an unusually high rate compared to many other professions*. Patient care is a priority in a medical office assistant’s duties. As a Christian university, you will be taught from a biblical worldview from our experienced medical office assistant program professors. At Liberty, providing the highest standard of care to others is shown not only as a career necessity for medical office assistants but as a mission that is in keeping with our values.

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Program Highlights
Degree Information
Military Information
Potential Careers
Admission Requirements

Degree Information

Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students from all over the world. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey. As a thank you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts – $250 for undergraduate (per credit hour)
    • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as an Emergency Responder (less than $565 per course).
  • Potential college credit for military training.
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login times.

Program Highlights

  • To continue our mission of providing affordable education, beginning fall 2018, electronic textbooks will be provided for all undergraduate courses at no cost to you.  As a full-time student, this could save you an estimated $800-2,000 per year on textbooks!

  • By earning your Medical Office Assistant degree from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in the field.
  • Your success is our success, which is why we’re committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we’ve frozen tuition rates for our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past three years  ̶  and counting.

  • Our online Associate’s Degrees ranked on the list of most Affordable Degrees according to
  • Students can complete the medical office assistant associate’s degree program in about two years.
  • Networking opportunities with other professionals in the program from around the country as well as real-world experience through an optional externship

Medical Assistant Potential Career Options

  • Clerical and Medical Billing Expert
  • Doctor’s Office Assistant
  • Medical Clinic Receptionist

Admission Requirements for Liberty’s Associate’s Medical Office Assistant Degree

Applicants must have a 2.0 or above cumulative combined GPA for all accredited colleges previously attended or for high school. Please visit our Admission Requirements Page for more detailed admissions related information. 

All Applicants Must Submit the Following:

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

**An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first.