The Medical Assisting Program is an 11-month program that produces multi-skilled medical assistants who are highly favored in the health care industry. Students in the program receive training in administrative and clinical medical assisting skills, including billing and coding, medical office procedures, phlebotomy and electrocardiography.
The hours required to complete this multiple-certification program of study are as follows:
Medical Assisting I – V 1,016 Hours
Phlebotomy Clinical Practicum 120 Hours
Medical Assisting Clinical Practicum 1160 Hours
TOTAL HOURS 1,296 Hours
The program will begin each year in August and will end the following June. Classes meet Monday – Friday from 8:00am – 2:00pm. Students must complete 1,016 hours of academic instruction, and clinical, laboratory, and administrative skills training, followed with a minimum of 280 hours of clinical internship in a health care facility to qualify for national certification.