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.

Why consider studying medical assistance?

yellow check markWork in a physician's office or clinic

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Earn $12.00 - $15.00 per hour
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Careers offer flexible work hours
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Careers offer flexible work hours
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Gain experience with hands-on training


What is the average pay for accounting technician jobs?


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


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

What types of jobs can I choose?

  • EKG technician
  • Medical Assistant

What types of companies can I work for?

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

Program Details

2014 - 2015 Program Dates:

  • Full-Time (a.m. and p.m.) :
    • 8/25/2014 – 1/7/2015, plus externship
    • 1/20/2015 – 5/26/2015, plus externship 

Class Hours:

  • Full-Time: M-Th, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


  • 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.

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