As a Medical Assistant, you will be involved in a wide variety of medical office
responsibilities, working side by side with physicians, nurses and others on the
health care team. You will treat patients ranging from newborns to senior citizens.
This is a health care specialty that offers a set of unique challenges while assisting
the physician in examinations, diagnostic techniques and minor signs and medical
histories, explaining treatment procedures to patients, preparing patients for
during the examination, drawing blood and giving injections. A neat, well-groomed
appearance and a courteous, pleasant manner are desirable traits.
Job Outlook & Earnings
According to the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Statistics, employment of
Medical Assistants is expected to grow much faster than the average for most
occupations thru the year 2014 due to anticipated expansion
of the health services industry.
Medical Assistant Program Course
Course length 46 weeks
Extern-ship 6 weeks required
Mon, Wed, Fri, 6:00 to 10:00pm
Drug Screen $25.00
NCCT Exam $90.00
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