Medical Assistant Program

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Train for a Rewarding Career as a Medical Assistant

The medical field needs workers who are ready to make a difference in people’s lives. Among those dedicated professionals are Medical Assistants who are a vital part of the healthcare team. If you want to kickstart your career in the healthcare space, contact Charter Career Academy about our comprehensive Medical Assistant career training program.

Medical Assistant Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the Medical Assistant program, you’ll be able to:

  • Perform as an entry-level medical assistant in a variety of healthcare settings
  • Conduct necessary administrative tasks for a medical office setting
  • Identify, understand, and use common healthcare terminology in anatomy, physiology, and general patient care
  • Conduct phlebotomy tasks such as blood draw, sample labeling, and laboratory preparation

Program Length

  • 20 – 32 weeks without lab

  • 27 – 44 weeks with the lab and an externship

Delivery Method

  • Blended Learning

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Medical Assistant Program Curriculum Information

The Medical Assistant Career Training Program provides you with the knowledge and technical skills you need for an entry-level Medical Assistant position.

Courses

  • Introduction to Healthcare Science and Anatomy and Physiology
  • Clinic Communication and Ethics
  • Administrative Procedures and Care Coordination
  • Patient Care for Medical Assistants
  • Medical Assistant Lab Skills
  • Medical Assistant Externship

Delivery Method

This program offers a blend of online courses, additional in-person courses, and off-site externship training. The in-person and externships are optional.

Medical Assistant Program Cost

  • Program Cost – $3,999
  • Lab Cost – $799
  • Externship Cost – $799

Job Outlook1

Medical Assistant employment is projected to grow much faster than average over the next decade

114,600

Medical Assistant job openings projected

$38,270

Annual median wage for medical assistants

Prepare for Entry-Level Medical Assistant Careers

The Medical Assistant program helps prepare you to conduct the duties of an entry-level Medical Assistant. You can search for employment opportunities in healthcare and medical settings such as clinics, blood centers, and hospitals.

Medical Assistant National Certification Exam

Students are prepared for a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) certification exam offered by the National Healthcareer Association.

Occupations this program prepares you for:

Medical Assistants
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Medical Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
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1 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, www.bls.gov. Accessed October 2023.
https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-assistants.htm

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