Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant
Prepare for the national certification exams (CCMA, CPT, CET) in less than a year!

medical program

The Medical Assistant program is designed to meet the needs of individuals who seek to work in the Medical and Clinical industry with an emphasis on clinical procedures. The student will have the opportunity to learn basic laboratory tests, Phlebotomy, perform and interpret Electrocardiograms (EKG’s), Anatomy and Physiology of body systems, assist with examinations and positively communicate with patients and other healthcare team members. Students who successfully complete the program can seek employment in hospitals, public or private medical offices, home health agencies, or insurance companies (claims adjusters).

An externship at the end of the program puts what the students have learned into practice in an actual medical facility and may lead to employment in the field.

Medical Assistant Program Goals and Outcomes

  • Acquire knowledge of anatomy and physiology
  • Become knowledgeable in insurance billing, be able to explain insurance benefits
  • Assist doctors and nurses in clinical settings
  • Be trained in phlebotomy, EKG, taking vitals, injections
  • Be prepared for the national certification exams (CCMA, CPT, CET)
Award Level Certificate
Program Length 8 months
Program Hours 32 semester credit hours

Employment opportunities

Certified Medical Assistant EKG Technician
Mobile Medical Assistant Medical Receptionist
Medical Assistant Medical Translator
Phlebotomist Medical Biller
Medical Administrative Assistant Medical Representative

Course outline is available here.

To enroll into the Medical Assistant program students must meet the school requirements for admittance and also prove competency in mathematics.

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