Medical Assistants are healthcare professionals who keep doctor’s offices, clinics, hospitals, and other medical practices moving by performing clinical and administrative tasks. Clinical responsibilities include taking vital signs, preparing patients for exams, and instructing patients on treatment procedures. Administrative duties include filing medical records, filling out patients’ insurance forms, and scheduling appointments. Through Remington College's 8-month(1) Medical Assisting Diploma program(4), you can prepare for a career in an industry that offers the chance to help people.(2) Get an introduction to an array of coursework – including patient care, anatomy and human health, and pharmacology. A combination of classroom medical assistant training, hands-on laboratory experience, and an opportunity to work in an externship can teach you many of the skills you will need to become a Medical Assistant.(2)(3)
(1) Program completion times may vary based on individual performance/circumstances as well as the program selected.
(2) Employment not guaranteed for students or graduates.
(3) Must meet minimum GPA requirements to qualify for externship program. State licensure/certification may be required.
(4) For Disclosures of Tuition Costs, On Time Graduation Rates, Median Loan Debt, Placement Rates and Occupational Information, go to www.remingtoncollege.edu/MA-disclosures.
* Remington College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs and other school administered programs.
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