Medical Secretary/Medical Assistant Program
Classes Begin Every Monday
This program is designed to prepare students to work as a MS/MA. The student will be able to work at a Doctor’s Office, Clinic, Paramedical Examiner, Urgent Care, Insurance Company, or Hospital. The student will be able to assist the Doctor in office medical procedures, schedule patient appointments and bill patients. MS/MA are multi-skilled professionals who assist doctors and work alongside nurses; students learn to perform duties under the direction of a doctor in all areas of private office medical practice. The students will master clinical skills, ranging from vital signs, passing medication, injections, lab testing, and performing phlebotomy and EKGs.
The student will also focus on the administrative duties, making them well-rounded to function in an administrative capacity in the Doctor’s office. The administrative office duty skills will include tasks such as, but not limited to, billing, basic accounting, filing, computer documentation, and Insurance forms. The students will also practice and demonstrate their skills in the skills lab clinical. The students will be encouraged to attain their national certification
through NHA after successful completion of the program.
Students will have five years from the date of completion to sit for the exam. A diploma of completion is provided at the end of the program. Students will be able to sit for the national certification exam. Upon successful completion of the Medical Secretary/Medical Assistant Program, students will be able to
obtain jobs as a Medical Secretary, Medical Assistant, Phlebotomist, PCT, or EKG Technician.
Our program has been designed to offer flexibility for our students, such as: hybrid classes. The program consists of online instructional learning, lectures using video-conferencing software, interactive tutorials, engaging with class peers in group discussions moderated by faculty, virtual group projects, and a face-to-face clinical practicum. All theory coursework is
virtual and does not require students to be on campus to access it. In-person, hands-on skills performance is required to demonstrate competence in clinical knowledge and abilities.
Total length of program: 20 weeks
Theory hours: 420
Skills lab hours: 120
Total clock hours: 540
• Have a High School Diploma, GED, or Equivalency Testing (At Least 16yrs Of Age)
• Be able to effectively communicate orally and in writing in English.
• Have a basic understanding of computers and access to email.
• Be physically able to stand for prolonged periods and maneuver in limited spaces
• Be able to push/pull/lift 50 + pounds.
• Have a current CPR/BLS certification (obtainable during the program)
• Access to a computer with internet capability and a printer
• High School Diploma, GED, or Equivalency Testing
• Medical Terminology