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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 – Certificate
After earning your Certificate, you will be eligible to sit for the Nationally Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) exam through the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT).
And much more
Duties 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 can be earned 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!