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        Medical Assistant Programs

        Find out which of our schools offer medical assistant training programs.

        To learn more about institutional and/or programmatic accreditation please select the school you are interested in from the locations below.

        Brentwood, Missouri
        Missouri College
        Associate in Medical Assistant, Diploma in Medical Assistant
        Atlanta, Georgia
        Sanford-Brown College Atlanta
        Certificate in Medical Assistant
        Brooklyn Center, Minnesota
        Sanford-Brown College Brooklyn Center
        Associate in Medical Assistant
        Dallas, Texas
        Sanford-Brown College Dallas
        Certificate in Medical Assistant
        Garden City, New York
        Sanford-Brown Institute Garden City
        Certificate in Medical Assistant
        Houston, Texas
        Sanford-Brown College Houston
        Certificate in Medical Assistant
        Iselin, New Jersey
        Sanford-Brown Institute Iselin
        Certificate in Medical Assistant
        Jacksonville, Florida
        Sanford-Brown Institute Jacksonville
        Diploma in Medical Assistant
        Mendota Heights, Minnesota
        Sanford-Brown College Mendota Heights
        Associate in Medical Assistant
        San Antonio, Texas
        Sanford-Brown College San Antonio
        Certificate in Medical Assistant
        Tampa, Florida
        Sanford-Brown College Tampa
        Diploma in Medical Assistant
        Melville, New York
        SBI Campus – an affiliate of Sanford-Brown – Melville
        Associate in Medical Assistant, Certificate in Medical Assistant
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        Medical Assistant Program Profile

        • Program Focus
        • Student Life
        • Field of Interest

        Program Focus

        In our medical assistant training programs, students can develop the clinical and administrative skills necessary to keep the activity in a doctor’s office or other medical setting flowing smoothly, from taking temperatures to taking patient information.

        Course topics include:

        • Diagnostic tests and procedures (e.g. urinalysis)
        • Human anatomy, physiology, and biological systems
        • Medical information systems
        • Medical law and ethics

        Student Life

        Students in our health education programs can benefit from the real-world perspective of our instructors, many of whom have experience in the fields they teach. Our curriculum also places emphasis on career-focused learning experiences that model the workplace and includes an externship providing supervised experience in the field, as well as laboratory, clinical, and lecture components.

        All schools have a Career Services department dedicated to helping students identify, clarify, and pursue their academic and professional goals.

        Finally, our schools’ Alumni Associations offer additional opportunities for students and graduates to make important connections—professional and personal.

        Field of Interest

        Medical Assisting
        Doctors and physicians need assistance with basic clinical tasks, such as collecting samples, recording temperature, height, and weight, and conducting patient interviews. Medical assisting aims to provide this information, along with administrative assistance, to free up doctors for more complex tasks and ensure the workplace flows smoothly.

        • Key Traits: Excellent communication skills, courteous and tactful, patience
        • Education Required: Certificate/diploma or associate’s degree. Additional certification* is not always required, but may be helpful when competing for job openings.
        • Where Medical Assistance Is Needed: Private medical practices, optometrists, podiatrists, hospitals, outpatient treatment clinics.

        Projected Growth Through 2018**:
        163,900 new jobs, or 34% growth rate nation-widei

        **All job growth figures are estimates and based on national projections. Local markets will vary.

        To learn more about what accreditation is, why it is important and details about certification and disclosure information for this and other programs, please click here.

        For licensure and/or registration requirements as controlled by the individual states where this program is offered, please click here.

        iBureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition, Medical Assistants, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos164.htm (visited December 23, 2010).

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        *Source: http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos164.htm

        Student Outcomes and Disclosures

        CEC schools do not guarantee third-party certifications. Certification requirements for taking and passing certification examinations are not controlled by CEC schools but by outside agencies and are subject to change by the agencies without notice to CEC schools. Therefore, CEC schools cannot guarantee that graduates will be eligible to take certification examinations, regardless of their eligibility status upon enrollment.

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