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.

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

Prepare for your certification:

  • Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)

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We want to make sure the program you choose is right for you. If you're interested in the Medical Assistant program, you may also be interested in Medical Office Administration & Coding. Click here to explore the program.

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1 Year Program

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