Start a new career as a Medical Assistant
No medical background needed
You can apply with nothing more than a GED or High School Diploma
Progress at your own pace
Courses can be taken in the evening or morning. Get your certificate in just two years!
A low-cost medical career with high pay and opportunities for independent growth.
Medical Assistants have become a very important part of the health care team. Medical Assistant professionals are trained to perform administrative and clinical tasks that keep the offices of Surgeons, OBGYN’s, Pediatricians, Family Practicioners and Cardiologist running smoothly.
Becoming a Medical Assistant not only offers stable employment and work gratification, but also the opportunity to be exposed to other areas of the medical industry and learn about them prior to making future academic continuation goals. Many Medical Assistants enter the field with the intention of pursuing higher goals within the medical industry.
Why choose a career as a Medical Assistant?
One of the fastest growing professions
According to the US Department of Labor, Medical Assistant positions are one of the most in-demand professions in the country. There has never been a better time to pursue a Medical Assistant career.
Limitless potential for growth
Medical Assistants can work in almost any kind of medical clinic. This gives them the freedom to work and advance in the medical field of their choice.
No cost phlebotomy certification program
NPCollege’s Medical Assistant Program graduates are awarded no cost phlebotomy tuition upon completion.
Course Description and Details
Students receive hands on experience within the classroom environment.
Once coursework is completed, students will work in a practice for 6 months and will gain practical experience in the field.
Length of Program
36 weeks – 800 Clock Hours – 28.5 Semester Credit Hours
5 Days per week, Monday to Friday
Morning schedule: 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Evening schedule: 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Break: 20 minutes each day.
Upon completion of the program, the successful student will:
- Obtain the knowledge, skills, and techniques needed to function in a medical office or outpatient clinic.
- Receive cognitive laboratory and clinical instruction, in administrative and clinical office procedures, medical laboratory tests and procedures, human anatomy, medical terminology, patient psychology, medical ethics, medical law and pharmacology.
- Acquire computer-related skills on user-friendly equipment.
- Be prepared to work successfully in entry-level positions in a medical office, clinic, or other health care setting.