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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Gainful Employment Information

 

2016 - 2017 Program Dates

Full-Time (M–Th, 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

  • 8/22/2016 – 1/12/2017 (plus internship)
  • 1/17/2017 – 5/25/2017 (plus internship)

 

Program Cost

  • Qualified Federal Financial Aid Program
  • Total Contact Hours: 727.50
  • Total Credit Hours: 39.50
  • Cost per Credit: $84 / $91 / $110
  • Additional Fees: $1,175
  • Estimated Program Cost: $4,874.50 (books may add to your final cost)

 

Courses

Code Course Credits
MOT 125 Basic Medical Sciences I 3.00
MOT 140 Medical Assisting Clinical Skills 4.00
MOT 110 Medical Office Administration 4.00
MOT 136 Introduction to Clinical Skills 3.00
MOT 138 Medical Assisting Laboratory Skills 4.00
HPR 178 Medical Terminology 4.00
HPR 106 Law & Ethics for Health Professions 2.00
MOT 133 Basic Medical Sciences II 3.00
MOT 130 Insurance Billing and Coding 3.00
MOT 135 Basic Medical Sciences III 3.00
HPR 104 Health Career Opt & Readiness 1.00
MOT 189 Review for Medical Assistant National Examination 1.00
MOT 183 Medical Assistant Intership 4.50

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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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