¹ The first payment match program applies to the monthly auto and mail pay options and varies by program.
Tuition and Payment Options
Online Medical Assistant Degree Tuition
Affordably learn the fundamentals of healthcare and start a rewarding career with our Medical Assistant Associate Degree Program.
The total cost of the program will be between $3,600 - $5,400*. The cost per semester is based on a price of up to $83 per credit. The total credits and the cost per credit are subject to change per semester. Program cost does not reflect any prior eligible credits you may transfer in, or credits awarded through a Price Learning Assessment. Your program consists of four semesters. You must complete a separate re-enrollment application for each semester. The tuition is up to $83 per credit for all semesters. The Medical Assistant A.S. Degree consists of 60 credits (Semester One: 14 credits, Semester Two: 16 credits, Semester Three: 15 credits, Semester Four: 15 credits). Penn Foster College reserves the right to adjust the tuition and fees in subsequent semesters. In addition, a non-refundable shipping and handling fee of $65 for each semester will be charged.
*The difference between the payment options is the dollar amount the credit will cost you for selecting a monthly payment plan versus paying in full.
Choose from one of our customized payment options below or call for details on our first payment match program.¹ You can get started today.
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How much does the medical assistant associate degree cost?
Our prices fluctuate depending on the type of payment option you choose and the offer we are running at the time you sign up, but we are consistently among the most affordable options in the industry. Visit our tuition page to see the total tuition price for the payment option you choose.
What payment options do you offer?
You can choose to pay your medical assistant tuition in full, by monthly autopay or monthly mail pay, with full pay being the most affordable option.
What payment methods does Penn Foster accept?
We offer a range of payment methods to choose from to make it as easy as possible for you to pay for your program. We accept major credit cards including Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover in addition to PayPal, personal checks, money orders, and authorized automatic withdrawals from U.S. checking and savings accounts.