Medical Assistants play an important role in the healthcare industry.
The Medical Assistant training program at EBI can prepare you to work alongside both doctors and patients while maintaining an organized and efficient medical office. The healthcare industry is growing faster than any other industry. Our program can prepare you to handle both clinical and administrative duties in a number of healthcare environments.
Medical Assisting Degree Program
Medical Assisting Courses
This program focuses on the principles and practices necessary for clinical professionals working in the healthcare industry. The goal is to help you develop a combination of clinical, administrative, communication, lab, business and technical skills.
- Anatomy & Physiology
- Medical Law & Ethics
- Electronic Medical Records
- Medical Billing
- Clinical Skills
- Medical Office Procedures
- Medical Laboratory
- Database Applications
- Medical Terminology
- Introduction to Computers
- and more
After completing the program, students will qualify to sit for the AAMA Medical Assisting Certification exam.
What Do Medical Assistants Do?
As a Medical Assistant, your duties can vary depending on the specialty and size of your healthcare facility. You will likely handle administrative tasks, including updating patient records and scheduling appointments, as well as clinical duties, such as measuring and recording patients’ vital signs and prepping them for exams.
Develop the Skills You’ll Need to Work in a Healthcare Facility
A professional Medical Assistant needs to be organized, dedicated, personable, and above all, adaptable. You need to be able work well with your medical team to ensure the best treatment for your patients. Our industry-experienced faculty and staff can help you prepare for the daily grind in any healthcare office.
Career Outlook for Medical Assistants
With career-focused training at EBI, you will have the necessary skills to seek employment in a number of different capacities, including professional Medical Assistant, phlebotomist, ECG technician, pharmacy technician, medical billing clerk, insurance billing clerk, or chiropractic assistant. The Bureau of Labor Statistics states that employment for Medical Assistants is projected to grow 23% by 2028.
Earn your degree in as little as 16 months
Our Medical Assisting degree program provides students with a basic educational foundation to be competitive in the healthcare industry. Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will receive an Associate in Occupational Studies Degree and can become eligible for a Medical Assisting certificate exam.
Learn More About EBI’s Medical Assistant Degree Program.
To request additional information about EBI’s programs, courses, and more, call us at 607-729-8915 or get started today, simply apply online.
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