Clinical duties include collecting and performing various laboratory tests, administering medications, and performing diagnostic procedures such as EKGs. Courses in medical software applications and medical administrative and clinical internships are included in this certificate.
The Medical Assistant Certificate can be completed in about a year at a cost of approximately $5,500. The program is eligible for federal and local financial aid assistance.
Students who successfully complete the Medical Assistant Certificate may choose to pursue a degree through the Medical Assistant A.A.S. degree program. Additional coursework is required.
Skills You Need:
- Desire to work with people
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
- Ability to think quickly on your feet
- Ability to problem-solve
- Excellent oral, written, and telephone skills
- Ability to adapt to all types of situations
- Computer skills
Gainful Employment - Medical Assistant
Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program.