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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Learn more about career advancement, licensing and credit transfering for Medical Assisting and other Health Science and Administration programs with our HSA Road Map.

2017–2018 Program Dates

Please note that end dates are approximate. Internship begins after end date.

Full-Time (daytime)

Start Date End Date Days Time
1/22/2018 6/6/2018 (plus internship) M–Th 7:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

 

2018–2019 Program Dates

Please note that end dates are approximate. Internship begins after end date.

Full-Time (daytime)

Start Date End Date Days Time
8/20/2018 12/19/2018 (plus internship) M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm
1/22/2019 5/30/2019 (plus internship) M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm 

 

Program Cost

 

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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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