Program Details

Allentown, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Medical Assisting, Medical Assisting

Program Overview

Program Description:

The Medical Assisting program provides training for an entry-level career as an important member of the healthcare team. The program is designed to prepare competent entry-levy medical assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains. The program emphasizes hands-on experience in both front-office administrative and back-office clinical skills and develops traits employers seek such as the ability to assume responsibility, make decisions, and work independently. Graduates are eligible to sit for an examination that leads to a certification or registration in the medical field. Students should talk to the Program Director for more information about certification examinations. Graduates may pursue career opportunities in the growing healthcare industry in doctors' offices, medical clinics, and other medical facilities as clinical medical assistants, administrative medical assistants, and medical office managers where they work under the supervision and direction of a physician or licensed healthcare practitioner.

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Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

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