At IBMC College, you can train in as little as 15-19 months to become a Nationally Registered Medical Assistant.
Through hands-on training, you will work side-by-side with devoted instructors, who will teach you how to perform a wide-variety of tasks, such as: injections, vital sign measurements, phlebotomy, preparation of lab specimens, equipment sterilization, EKGs, radiography, dressing changes, suture removal as well as administrative and front office skills.
During the last five weeks of your coursework, you will complete an externship in a physician’s office, clinic or healthcare facility. Upon graduation, job placement assistance is provided to you.
Medical Assistant Program Highlights & Objectives
The objective of this program is to provide you with the skills and knowledge that will enable you to qualify for an entry-level position as a medical assistant. Diploma courses may be applied toward the Medical Assistant Degree program.
Medical Assistant Program Certifications
- Nationally Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)
- CPR and First Aid Certification (Adult, Child, and Infant)
- Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
Medical Assistant Career Opportunities
- Medical Records
- Insurance Companies
- Healthcare Offices
- Medical Secretary
- Clinical Assistant
- Surgery Scheduler
The different roles in this profession assure you a fast-moving and challenging career – a career for people who want knowledge of the medical field and enjoy helping and working with others! Read more: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook.*
For Medical Assisting Degree program information and course descriptions, click here.
To access Medical Assisting Diploma program information and course descriptions, click here.
*These are national statistics and not geographically assigned, for more information see the Career Services Department at IBMC College.