Description & Outcomes

Overview

  • Delivery: Daytime or Online Classes
  • Start:
    Fall Semester (classroom) or Spring Semester (online enhanced)
    Full-Time Recommended
  • Location: Rosemount Campus

Outcomes

Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, or CAAHEP, on recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board, this program trains students to be professional medical assistants dedicated to patient care management. Graduates are equipped to assist physicians with examinations and treatments, take medical histories, perform diagnostic tests, expose X-ray films, sterilize instruments and supplies, assist with minor surgery and administer medications.

Work Environment

Graduates assist primary care physicians and specialists in clinics ranging in size from single-doctor to large, multi-specialty. Opportunities are also present in a variety of other health care areas.

Potential Job Titles

  • Certified Medical Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • Clinical Assistant

Salary Data

  • Average Wage: $16.60/hour
  • Top Earners: $20.59/hour

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