• Medical Assisting

    This program trains students for careers in the exciting and growing medical field.  Students learn administrative and medical tasks needed to assist physicians in examining and treating patients.  Graduates are prepared to work in private medical practices, public clinics, health care facilities, and health maintenance organizations (HMOs).

    Highlights
    Externships
    Record vital signs
    Learn administrative tasks
    Document medical information from patients
    Perform laboratory tests, including EKGs and phlebotomy

    Career Opportunities in Medical Laboratory & Assisting
    Careers as a Medical Assistant

    • Administrative Medical Assistant
    • Clinical Medical Assistant
    • Records Management Clerk
    • Phlebotomy Technician
    • Medical Office Manager
    • Certified Medical Assistant (in specialty areas i.e., Pediatrics)
    • Medical Lab Assistant/Technologist
    • Blood Bank Technician
    • Ophthalmology, Internal Medicine
    • Specimen Processing Technician

    With Experience and/or Advanced Training

    • Central Supply Technician
    • Dental Aide
    • EKG Technician
    • EMT/Paramedic
    • Physical Therapy Aide
    • Respiratory Therapy Aide

    Related Occupations

    • Laboratory Technician
    • Licensed Practical Nurse
    • Medical Assistant
    • Professional Nurse (B.S.)
    • Respiratory Technician
    • Technical Nurse (A.D.)