Medical Assistant

In the 1-year Medical Assistant program students study the human body in health and disease, medical terminology, pharmacology, clinical procedures, practice management, electronic health records, coding & billing, and also get a chance to work in an externship that helps to provide real-world experience prior to graduation. Additionally, course curriculum focuses on business related computer applications, English, presentation and communication.

Use your people skills while measuring vital signs, assisting with exams and procedures, giving injections, removing sutures, and preparing specimens for a laboratory in this profession. Graduates of this program have a chance to earn their certification as a Registered Medical Assistant (RMA), and typically find employment in various environments including medical offices, hospitals and specialty care facilities to name a few.

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  • Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)

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1 Year Program

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STUDY:

  • Coding and billing
    Health and disease
    Medical terminology
    Pharmacology
    Clinical procedures
    Practice management
    Electronic health records
    Office administration
    Communications
    Healthcare law & ethics
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