The Medical Assistant program trains students in both administrative and clinical duties. In this position, duties may include patient care, phlebotomy, injections and assistance with minor office procedures, scheduling and billing. Students who complete the program will take the Registered Medical Assistant exam.
The medical assistant field is expected to grow by 23 percent through 2024, much faster than the average occupation according to the National Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov).
The Medical Assistant program is available as a two-year associate in applied science degree or one-year certificate program. Beginning in fall 2018, the program will also be offered in a hybrid format – all classes will be offered online with one evening lab each week – in addition to the traditional classroom program offering.
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Medical Assistant is a special admission program requiring applicants to meet a specific list of criteria. Click here to review the checklist and begin the application process.
“I work nights at a local hospital and I go to school during the day. It’s hard sometimes, but I love what I do and I love the Medical Assistant program.”