ABOUT

Medical Career and Technical College specializes in programs for Allied Health Careers.  Our diploma based programs prepare a student to become immediately employable and credentialed upon graduation, without having to take classes to meet general education requirements (English, Math, Humanities, etc.) required at traditional universities. With small class sizes, the methods of instruction are more individualized with emphasis on group interaction, laboratory skills, and externship experiences!  Our mission  is to produce diligent, competent, confident graduates, credentialed in their field, and ready for employment!

We offer a caring family atmosphere allowing students to feel at home and welcomed from the moment you walk in! Our high quality training environment, lower tuition costs, and faculty that are credentialed and passionate about teaching provides a preparation for the "real-world" that will help you jump start your career successfully!

The programs utilize a stair-step approach, taking only one class each term, and attending just two days a week. This approach provides a quality learning experience with the benefit of truly learning the material before proceeding to the next course.

Each program concludes with an externship where the student is placed in an actual employment setting practicing those skills learned in their program. This has been a great place for our students to land their first job!

Accreditation

Medical Career & Technical College is INSTITUTIONALLY accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). The Medical Assistant Program has met program specific standards with the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools.

Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)
7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314 North
Falls Church, Virginia 22043
703-917-9503
www.abhes.org

OUR DEDICATED STAFF & FACULTY

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AMARA HERALD OVERPECK

ADMISSIONS & STUDENT CAREER SERVICES COORDINATOR

Hi!  I am here to assist you from your first contact with the College until your get your dream job as our graduate!  I will help you with your transition into college, encourage you to stay in school, provide helpful resources, help you build your resume, then practice for your interview, and find that awesome job opportunity! I will continue to provide placement assistance to all of our alumni as well! I am a proud an alumni of the College too!

Amara Herald, CMA(AAMA)

TAMMY HARDWICK

FINANCIAL AID DIRECTOR

Welcome to MCTC! I'm here to help you find ways to pay for school without having a large debt to repay following your graduation! I am the one that processes your financial aid, works with other agencies such as the VA, WIOA, and Vocational Rehabilitation for scholarships and set up payment plans for our interest free school loans.  I hold an Associate in Applied Science Degree, majoring in Office Administration, from the University of Kentucky and also have my CMA(AAMA) certification. I am responsible for awarding of financial aid through the Department of Education and am here to assist you in the process of exploring all avenues to help you pay for school by working with each student individually to determine the best choices!

AMY BLACKBURN

FACULTY

Hi! My name is Amy and I teach all of the Veterinary Assistant classes. I am a graduate of the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science and have over eight years’ experience caring for animals. I have also worked behind the science in field research.  I continue to also be employed as a Vet Tech at a local veterinary's practice to keep my skills current. You will probably see my dog, Miley, with me at school as she frequently "volunteers" to be our patient for the vet classes.

Amy Blackburn, BS, NCVA

MARY ESAREY

FACULTY

Hi I'm Mary Esarey, Dental Assistant Instructor. I've taught Dental Assisting for many years and look forward to having you in my class!  I believe the best way for most students to learn is a "hands on" approach and we spend a great deal of time in our awesome operatory lab doing just that!

JENNIFER LYON

FACULTY

Hi! I have an Associate Degree in Science and my CMA (AAMA) credential. I have numerous years of experience in the medical assisting field both in the clinical and administrative areas helping to bring in that "real life experience" to the classroom.  I make every effort to have an upbeat positive day each and every day as I teach the administrative classes for our Medical Assisting and Medical Administration students.

Jenny Lyon, AAS, CMA(AAMA), CBCS

SHERRIE ISAACS

FACULTY

BSN, RN, CPT

Hi! As a registered nurse with over 25 years experience in direct patient care and 6 years in education,  I can bring "real life" experience into the classroom. I received my Bachelor Degree in Nursing from Eastern Kentucky University and have served many years training, developing, and coordinating, and providing continuing education to nurses and other healthcare providers. I teach a variety of classes depending on the term including Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology and  the Medical Assisting Clinical and Lab classes.   I make an effort to have "fun as we learn".

Sherrie Isaacs, RN, BSN, CPT

WHITNEY SHAHIN

FACULTY

Hello! I am a experienced Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) and instructor for the Medical Massage Program! My passion is teaching others this awesome career. I have been told I am a very positive, patient instructor!

                                                Whitney Shahin, LMT