- Brownsville, United States
- Program Type:
- Full Degree
- Degree Level:
- Medical Assisting, Medical Assisting, Medical Assisting, Medical Assisting
- Program Description:
Medical assistants are an important intermediary between patients and physicians. Medical assistants are valuable because of diverse skills in office administration, laboratory procedures, and patient preparation for exams or procedures.
Our MA courses are led by career professionals and designed to train students in a variety of medical office procedures, word processing, patient records management, human anatomy and physiology, medical laboratory procedures, CPR, and other skills essential for success in the fast-paced environments of medical offices and clinics.
Students must possess a high school diploma, GED or recognized equivalent, or demonstrate the ability to benefit from training. Non-high school graduates or students who do not possess appropriate equivalency may be admitted under ability to benefit (ATB) criteria with a minimum score of Verbal-200 and Quantitative-210 on the Wonderlic Basic Skills Test. The MA graduate will be qualified for entry-level employment at a medical office, clinic, minor emergency center or other health care provider. Job titles may include receptionist, insurance clerk, lab assistant or physician clinical assistant.
Contact an admissions representative today to learn how you can embark on a new career path in Medical Assisting.
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