Medical Assistant Program
Medical Assistants assist in the examination and treatment of
patients under the direction of a physician or other health care
practitioner. A Medical Assistant’s
scope of practice includes both administrative and clinical responsibilities
and may vary from state to state.
Medical Assistants must be knowledgeable and possess skills in medical
terminology, anatomy and physiology, medical law and ethics, pharmacology, and medical office
administrative procedures. A Medical
Assistant’s clinical skills include vital signs,
phlebotomy, electrocardiography, point-of-care testing, medication administration, and more.
High School Diploma or GED, 9th grade reading level
Immunizations: MMR, Hepatitis B, Varicella,Tetanus, negative TB skin test, seasonal flu shot
The next class begins:
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160 hours (unpaid) scheduled for those who qualify. Must pass a drug test and criminal background check. We have a training agreement with Henry Ford Allegiance Health
for externships as well as with many other health care providers.
Cost: $2800.00 (with monthly payment plans available) with most supplies included. Students are required to cover the cost of books, disposable examination gloves, a blood pressure monitoring kit, a watch with a second hand, and his/her own pink and gray scrubs to wear to each class. Breakdown of Costs
Students must complete each session with an overall grade of 75% or higher to continue to complete the course, be placed into an externship, and receive a certificate of completion.
National Certification examination cost through the National Center for Competency Testing is not included in the tuition cost.