Earn a medical assistant degree from Capella’s online degree program. A medical assistant is a healthcare professional who performs both, administrative and clinical tasks, in order to aide in the help of the physician. They provide routine tasks like monitoring and collecting data from the patients, preparing the patient for procedures and keeping records for doctor’s offices. With so many subspecialties available as an area of study, Capella University allows you to chose which path you would like to study according to your interests and your projected career goals. Courses available online make Capella a good choice for your continuing education. You are able to work toward your degree at your own time, and on at your own pace.