Medical Assisting (MA)

Join the fast-paced, high demand medical field through this intensive medical assisting program.
The curriculum includes anatomy; physiology; medical terminology; laboratory techniques; clinical and diagnostic procedures; pharmaceutical principles; administration of medicines; CPR/First Aid; AED training; medical office software; medical terminology; medical law and ethics; insurance/ billing; medical coding; office practices; and patient relations.

Program Specifics

The Medical Assisting program provides students with a working knowledge of the patient and office side of the medical field. Students will train to work in areas such as medical assistants and front office employees, in such locations as doctors’ offices, nursing homes, or hospitals. Required clinical experience of 160 hours, and 720 in lab/classroom hours during two-year program. (Background check and immunization documentation required.) 

Career options

Medical Assistant
Medical Office Administrative Assistant
Medical Transcriptionist
Clinical Data Specialist
Patient Information Coordinator
Pharmacy Aide
Veterinary Clerk
Physician Center Clerk
Insurance Clerk
Medical Office Manager
Medical Records Coder
Medical Billing Specialist
Medical Records Administrator
Health Records Professional

Opportunities In the Senior Year

 Advanced Job Placement

Early Placement