Medical Assistants (MA) perform clinical and administrative functions to keep healthcare delivery settings running smoothly. Human relation and communication skills are important aspects of this career field.
Medical Assistant (MA) students will learn and specialize in both front- and back-office practices, which provides an ideal combination of administration skills and knowledge of medical procedures.
Medical Assistants are individuals who can multi-task, perform various medical procedures, and who work well with people. Duties include a wide variety of skills in preparing patients for examination and treatments.
Why Medical Assistant @ EMCC’s SWSC?
Medical Assistant (MA) students receive hands-on training in clinical and administrative support in an actual medical facility.
The MA program incorporates up-to-date learning tools with highly experienced instructors to provide students with interactive learning, and hands on instruction. The program also teaches the organizational skills necessary to succeed in fast-paced health environments and medical facilities.
Convenient for your busy schedule, this program may be completed in approximately 36 weeks for day program.
Students successfully completing the MA programs may find employment in physician offices and group practices, health clinics, and select outpatient medical and hospital settings.
Employment and Wages vary from state to state, so for your convenience, we provide a direct link to the Bureau of Labor Statistics for Medical Assistant below: