Medical Assisting

Medical assisting is a multi-skilled health profession. Principal components of the program include general medical knowledge and skills, communication skills, anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, and those skills specifically related to the medical assisting profession, both administrative and clinical. The administrative duties include, but are not limited to, making appointments, coding and filing insurance claims, accounts payable/receivable, handling correspondence, and arranging for hospital admissions. Additional costs, which are not included in the tuition include books, uniform, watch with sweep second hand. An extensive supervised externship is provided. Skills for employment in physicians' office or clinic, including front and back office duties. Prepares students for taking the Registered Medical Assistant Exam.

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Medical Assisting Program Information

 

2015 - 2016 Program Dates

Full-Time (M–Th, 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)

  • 8/24/2015 – 1/7/2016 (plus internship)
  • 1/20/2016 – 5/24/2016 (plus internship)

 

Program Cost

  • Qualified Federal Financial Aid Program
  • Total Contact Hours: 727.50
  • Total Credit Hours: 39.50
  • Estimated Program Cost: $4,376.00 plus books and materials
  • The estimated costs are for reference only. Exact prices will be assigned during the registration process.

Earning Potential

Entry-level

  • Hourly Pay = $12.04
  • Annual Salary = $25,040

Experienced

  • Hourly Pay = $16.73
  • Annual Salary = $34,790

 

To what types of jobs do these skills apply?

  • EKG technician
  • Medical Assistant

 

What types of companies might hire me?

  • Clinical research
  • Hospital clinics
  • Medical clinics
  • Medical offices
  • Outpatient offices
  • Specialty medical offices
    • Cardiology
    • Dermatology
    • Endocrinology
    • Orthopedics
    • Surgery

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Wednesday, June 3, 2015
College Orientation
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From our students...

As long as you apply yourself the work is really easy and help is available when you need it. EGTC seems to be very organized and knows what it takes to make students successful.

Stephanie Medero
Administrative Assistant Student