Medical Assistants are multi-talented healthcare professionals, skilled in performing routine clinical and administrative procedures for healthcare settings such as physician’s offices and outpatient clinics.
Through a blended curriculum of lecture, labs, and a clinical externship placement, you will develop the knowledge and skills you need to assist doctors and nurses as they care for patients in non-critical care settings.
Students completing the Medical Assisting program are eligible to take the RMA (Registered Medical Assistant) exam, administered by the American Medical Technologists (AMT).
As a student in the Medical Assisting program, you will:
*The Medical Assisting program offered at all Virginia Campuses, all Kentucky Campuses, Indianapolis, IN, Akron Area, OH, Youngstown, OH, Cincinnati, OH, Columbus, OH, Dayton Area, OH, Bristol, TN, Knoxville, TN, Memphis, TN, Madison, TN and Nashville, TN are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) on recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board. Check with your campus director on the accreditation status at your campus. The address and phone number for CAAHEP is: 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756; 727-210-2350. You can check the list of accredited programs at www.caahep.org.
Clinical Medical Assisting
Learn medical assisting skills including integrated clinical procedures, assisting with specialty examinations, and assisting with minor surgery.
Dosage and Calculations of Medications
Learn how to accurately calculate dosages and properly interpret medication labels.
Medical Office Procedures
Develop the skills needed to handle administrative office duties in a medical office including reception, procedures, scheduling, and office equipment usage.
Sister City Grant (International Students)
|Tuition||$317/credit X 96 credits = $30432|
|Books||$225/course X 24 courses = $5400|
|Activity Fee||$15/Term X 8 terms = $120|
|MAA Program Fee||$15/term X 8 terms = $120|
|Registered Medical Assistant Certification Fee||$95|
|Applies to||On-Time Completion Rate||Median Title IV Loan Debt||Median Private Loan Debt|
|Bristol, Charlottesville, Cincinnati, Columbus, Danville VA, Dayton Area, Harrisonburg, Knoxville, Lynchburg, Martinsville, Online, Parkersburg, Princeton, Roanoke Valley, Stark Co (Canton), and Youngstown campuses.||94.0%||$22,637.00||$0.00|
|Bartlett, Madison, Memphis, Nashville, Akron Area and Cleveland campuses||97.3%||$24,926.00||$0.00|
|Danville KY, Florence, Fort Wayne, Indianapolis, Lexington, Louisville, Pikeville, Richmond and South Bend campuses||95.4%||$23,500.00||N/A|
Note: Median Institutional Loan Debt is $0 for all National College campuses.
Additional Notes: Areas marked N/A indicate that 10 or less individuals graduated from this program during the specified reporting period and used this particular source of funding.
|Applies to||Placement Rate*|
|Bristol, Charlottesville, Cincinnati, Columbus, Danville VA, Dayton Area, Harrisonburg, Knoxville, Lynchburg, Martinsville, Online, Parkersburg, Princeton, Roanoke Valley, Stark Co (Canton), and Youngstown campuses.||80.9%|
|Bartlett, Madison, Memphis, Nashville, Akron Area and Cleveland campuses.||78.5%|
|Danville KY, Florence, Fort Wayne, Indianapolis, Lexington, Louisville, Pikeville, Richmond and South Bend campuses.||71.8%|
|*This rate is calculated based on a formula provided by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). For more information on this agency, click here.|
Additional Notes: Areas marked with No Data indicate that no students graduated from the program during the reporting period
The State of Tennessee requires that placement rates be calculated individually by campus. Rates are as follows:
|Applies to||Placement Rate**|
|**This rate is calculated based on a formula provided by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC). For more information on this agency, click here.|