Medical Assisting Program

Healthcare professions are one of the fastest growing career fields in the country. The Department of Medical Assisting offers two certificate program options.

Medical assistant students will learn proper telephone etiquette, how to greet and check-in patients, charting and filing techniques, insurance claims processing, word processing, appointment scheduling and handling patients during exams and minor surgical procedures. Medical assistant students will be prepared to work in clinics, hospitals, physician’s offices, long-term care facilities and many other medical facilities.

Employment for medical assistants is expected to grow 23% from 2014 to 2024 as reported by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics.† This is much faster than the average growth rate for other occupations. Medical assistants continue to be in high demand as they become more relied upon as an important asset to the medical team and as physicians’ practices switch to electronic records.

http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-assistants.htm

Medical Assistant Program Benefits

Attending Mildred Elley means you not only receive a quality higher education experience, but it also means you get access to the most advanced job training available. Mildred Elley also offers many different benefits for program students.

  • Financial Aid & Scholarships For Those Who Qualify
  • Lifetime Job Placement Assistance
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Approved for Veterans Education Benefits
  • Free Career Assessment
  • International Students Welcome

Medical Assisting Certificates

The skills I learned at Mildred Elley gave me the experience I needed to get the job at the doctor’s office. I am very grateful for Mildred Elley.

-Prakai Soule,
Class of 2015

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