Medical Assisting

Become a medical assistant in as little as 10 months

Program Overview

Medical assistants are performing increasingly more work in all types of medical settings and there aren’t enough qualified medical assistants to fill the available jobs.* When earning your Diploma in Medical Assisting, you’ll learn the skills necessary to assist patients and physicians, conduct lab work, suture wounds, apply dressings, take vital signs, and interpret results. Graduates will then be eligible to take the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) certification exam offered by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA). This program can be completed in as little as 10 months.

Areas of medical assistant training:

  • Microbiology, hematology, venipuncture, and urinalysis
  • Transcription and charting
  • Patient vital signs, ECGs, and draping/gowning
  • Minor surgical assisting
  • Injections and pharmacology

Job titles for graduates with a Diploma in Medical Assisting:

  • Clinical Medical Assistant
  • Medical Office Manager
  • Phlebotomy Technician
  • Front Office Manager

What do I need to do to start?

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