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Thinking of a profession in healthcare?  Become a Medical Assistant in as little as 1 year.

Medical Assistants are educated to be versatile individuals that are part of a rewarding, growing field. Students are trained in a combination of clinical and administrative duties which culminates with a 180-hour Cooperative Education experience in a medical facility.

There are two tracks of study:

Option 1 – Associate of Applied Science (AAS)

After earning your AAS, you will be eligible to sit for the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) exam through American Medical Technologists (AMT)

Option 2 – Diploma

After earning your Diploma, you will be eligible to sit for the Nationally Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) exam through the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT).

Employment Opportunities:

  • Outpatient Clinics
  • Surgical Centers
  • Physician Practices
  • Chiropractors

And much more

ma190x190.jpgDuties of Medical assistants may include, but are not limited to:

  • Record patient history and personal information
  • Measure vital signs
  • Help the physician with patient examinations
  • Give patients injections as directed by the physician
  • Schedule patient appointments
  • Prepare blood for laboratory tests

Any of our Allied Health degrees or diplomas can be earned on campus or entirely online!

You can help build the healthcare system of tomorrow while building a successful career for yourself…all at a pace that works for you! 



Be Advised

PedieAshley -190.jpgAshley Pedie

ashley.pedie@dakotacollege.edu

701-228-5449

"THE BEST PART ABOUT DCB IS THAT IT'S LIKE A SMALL COMMUNITY WHERE EVERYONE KNOWS EVERYONE AND IS VERY EASY TO GET AROUND."

Deanna