Medical Assistant

The 1-year Medical Assistant program teaches students about the human body in health and disease, medical terminology, pharmacology, clinical procedures, practice management, electronic health records, coding & billing, and includes an externship component to provide students with 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 essential profession. Graduates of this program will earn their certification as a RMA, and typically find employment in various environments including medical offices, hospitals and specialty care facilities to name a few. No matter the locale, as a medical assistant you’ll have the opportunity to play a pivotal role at the center of healthcare.

Earn certifications in

  • Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)

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1 Year Program

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  • LEARN:

  • 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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