MEDICAL ASSISTANT

Medical Assistants are an essential component to physicians, physician's assistants, and  nurse-practitioners in the day to day clinical and administrative duties that occur in the medical office including taking vital signs,  rooming patients, drawing blood, performing laboratory procedures, EKGs, sterilization of instruments, administration of medications and immunizations, providing patient education, and completion of  insurance functions such as billing and coding.  Job opportunities are abundant for the educated and credentialed medical assistant!

Medical Career & Technical College Medical Assistant program is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) and also recognized as an approved program with the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) allowing its graduates to sit for certification as a CMA (Certified Medical Assistant) (AAMA), considered by the profession to be the "gold standard" in medical assisting education.

"CMA (AAMA) Sets the Bar for Excellence in Medical Assisting". Short video  produced by the AAMA.

https://youtu.be/W5zkr2TVNRQ

 

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Class Modules

Classes are taught in a subject-focused curriculum where the student takes only 1 course at a time and attends just 2 days per week. The classes meet from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on either a Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday depending on the class schedule for that term.

Program Length: 54 Weeks
Total Clock Hours: 912

  • Medical Terminology - 84 Clock Hours
  • Anatomy & Physiology - 84 Clock Hours
  • Medical Office Administration - 84 Clock Hours
  • Medical Coding - 84 Clock Hours
  • Electronic Health Records - 84 Clock Hours
  • Clinical Assistant I - 84 Clock Hours
  • Medical Laboratory Procedures - 84 Clock Hours
  • Clinical Assistant II - 84 Clock Hours
  • Medical Assistant Externship - 240 Clock Hours

Medical Assistant Program Cost

  • Tuition: $10,500
  • Fees: $270
  • Books & Medical Kit  $1,500
  • Estimated cost of scrubs and school supplies $75
  • AHA Healthcare Provider CPR  $45

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who have completed the program, and other important information, click here.