Medical Assistant Program
Enroll in our Medical Assistant program today and begin your journey into a fast-growing field. Earn your diploma, and start making a difference in approximately 13 months (1300 clock hrs).
Experience how it feels to be part of a team while developing your medical skills. Our program is designed to prepare you to be a capable, skilled professional who can assist in various medical settings.
With our hybrid format Medical Assistant program, you can attend lectures at our nearest clinical site to you and participate in labs on our main campus. In addition, our Externship courses are offered at a clinical site that provides hands-on experience at an established medical practice.
What will you get?
During the program, you’ll experience how it feels to be a part of a professional medical team while developing your skills for this fast-growing, well-paying field. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Medical Assistant field is expected to grow by 16% by 2031*, providing even more employment opportunities for our graduates. There’s no better time than now to join this fulfilling career, so enroll today!
See additional career information about the Medical Assistant field, check out the US Bureau of Labor Statistics website or check out the graph provided by them below.
|Quick Facts: Medical Assistants|
|2021 Median Pay||
$37,190 per year
$17.88 per hour
|Typical Entry-Level Occupation||Post Secondary Non-degree Award|
|Work Experience in a Related Occupation||None|
|Number of Jobs, 2021||743,500|
|Job Outlook, 2021-2031||16% (Much faster than average)|
|Employment Change, 2021-2031||117,800|
During the program, you’ll experience how it feels to be part of a professional medical team while developing your skills. Aspatria Institute also provides:
- Academic Advisement
- Tutoring Services
- Library Resources
- Career Services
Upon the completion of the program, students will receive a Diploma and a solid foundation in a fulfilling career.
What will you learn?
During the Medical Assistant program, you’ll complete the following 13 courses to earn your diploma:
- Health Science Core
- Medical Terminology
- Anatomy & Physiology
- Medical Office Administration
- Medical Law & Ethics
- Electrocardiograph Aide
- Medical Office Technology
- Health Insurance Reimbursement
- Laboratory Procedures
- Patient Medical Preparation
- Medical Assistant Externship
This curriculum will ensure you’re ready for all areas of medical practice, such as:
- Administrative competencies, including communication skills, insurance coding, and billing policies
- Patient preparation for medical procedures
- Diagnostic testing
- Medical records
- Acute care skills necessary for providing services to patients in a variety of healthcare settings
Classes are Monday through Friday. Externships may be assigned on the weekends.
What will it cost?
We pride ourselves on providing affordable, quality education for our students. Our Medical Assistant program fees are:
- Tuition – $6,800
- Book Fee– $300
- Registration Fee – $100
- Technology Fee – $300
Total Program Cost: $7,500
Don’t let finances hold you back from a new career. Aspatria Institute is proud to be offering full and partial scholarships to our students, as well as interest-free financing options.
We invite you to get more information on our available Scholarships.