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Associate of Occupational Studies
Medical Assisting

Program
Objectives

The Medical Assisting program helps prepare you for an entry-level career in the medical field, with courses in phlebotomy, medical billing, vital signs, medical records, pharmacology, and much more. Plus, your coursework includes an externship where you’ll gain real-world experience in a medical environment!

 

With your Medical Assisting degree in hand, you could launch a new career as a medical assistant in a medical office, clinic, surgical center, or hospital.

Locations

With convenient locations in Arizona and Colorado, CollegeAmerica’s campuses offer modern facilities, helpful faculty and staff, and a friendly, personalized classroom atmosphere.

 

Medical Assisting is offered at the following location(s):

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Our Medical Assisting degree program offers targeted training, with knowledge and skills you can use every day as a Medical Assistant. You’ll learn how to:
  • Complete patient histories
  • Take and measure vital signs
  • Complete general medical office procedures
  • Perform basic laboratory procedures
  • Give patients injections
  • Demonstrate telephone & communication skills

WE’LL PAY FOR YOUR CERTIFICATIONS

Your coursework will help to prepare you to test for healthcare-related certifications, which add value to your degree. We’ll even cover the cost of certification–up to $500!1
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  1. Certifications are not awarded by the college and will typically require extra study and cost during school and/or after graduation.

CollegeAmerica admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.