Originally founded in Fort Lauderdale Florida, Keiser University has expanded to 14 locations and gained national accreditation and a reputation as a leader in higher learning education. Available to its students is a medical assistant degree. A medical assistant is a multi-faceted degree that deals with all aspects of healthcare. Maintaining a supporting role, a medical assistant will assist in both medical, and administrative practices. There are many different specializations within the program, you are able to chose one based on your ultimate career goals and aspirations. Available online, you can earn your degree in your own time, at your own pace.