Clinical Medical Assisting Diploma OR DEGREE

Learn the skills necessary to become a Medical Assistant

Turn your passion for helping others into a career you can be proud of. Our Medical Assisting program provides strong foundations in everything from clinical skills, to patient interaction and administrative duties. With a hands-on, career-driven curriculum, you’ll have the confidence to apply your skills in a healthcare setting — right after graduation.

As a Medical Assistant, you’ll have your finger on the pulse of the medical field. Medical Assistants are multi-skilled health professionals who assist physicians in performing a broad range of administrative and clinical duties. The abundance of different roles in this profession assure a fast-moving and challenging career where you’re helping and caring for others.

IBMC’s Medical Assisting degree program delivers all the training from the diploma program with additional general education and management skills. The degree program will prepare students for their entry level Medical Assisting career and give them skills to prepare them with their long-term trajectory in the Medical Assisting field.

The essential Medical Assisting training content is delivered in the diploma program. This prepares students for entry level Medical Assisting careers.

The Clinical Medical Assisting Degree program offers more extensive education skills in psychology, mathematics and communications as well as management skills in customer service, leadership ethics and human resources.

Advanced degree classes help students have marketable skills that give them a positive employer outlook for career advancement.

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What to Expect as a Student

As a Medical Assisting student at IBMC College, you will learn through hands-on instruction by industry-trained instructors, attending lecture classes, and participating in medical clinical labs.

The emphasis is on clinical skills including instruction in medical terminology, medical office procedures, medical clinical procedures, as well as basic anatomy and physiology, and pharmacology. You will enjoy working with other students in labs while learning the skills you need for your new career such as: taking vitals, injections, preparation of lab specimens, equipment sterilization, dressing changes, suture removal, casting, and EKGs.

We’re focused on career training — not just general education — so you will be job ready and can apply these practical skills you learn to your new career upon graduation.

In addition to receiving your diploma or degree, your course work will also provide you the opportunity to test for the following certifications:

  • Nationally Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA)
  • Nationally Registered Phlebotomy Technician
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

CLINICAL Medical Assisting Diploma Program Details

Courses:
  • Pharmacology
  • Laboratory Techniques
  • Clinical Assisting: Minor Surgery & Health Promotion
  • Medical Terminology & Anatomy Basics I & II
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Program Kit⁵ includes:
  • Voucher for 2 sets of Cherokee WorkWear scrubs (pants and tops)
  • Voucher for 1 Cherokee lab coat
  • Stethoscope Kit
  • Blood Pressure Cuff
  • Basic Life Support Certification
Locations & Schedules:

IBMC College’s Medical Assisting Diploma program is offered day and night at all three campus locations in northern Colorado, making it easy for you to fit your education goals into your schedule and lifestyle.

We’re committed to offering training that will allow you to start your new career quickly. We have class starts for our Medical Assisting program every 5 weeks — because when you’re ready to change your life, there’s no reason to wait.

Tuition and Fees:

The full tuition cost depends on the program you choose, military status, and financial aid you may qualify for. Get the details on your specific program and personal needs.

⁵ Program kit is not included in your tuition. IBMC College’s Clinical Medical Assisting (Associates of Occupational Studies Degree) program Kit is required to buy and costs $1,050. This includes immunizations and certification fees.

CLINICAL Medical Assisting Degree Program Details

Courses:
  • Pharmacology
  • Laboratory Techniques
  • Clinical Assisting: Minor Surgery & Health Promotion
  • Medical Terminology & Anatomy Basics I & II
  • Office and Management Techniques
  • Business and Customer Service
  • Download Full Course List
Program Kit⁵ includes:
  • Voucher for 2 sets of Cherokee WorkWear scrubs (pants and tops)
  • Voucher for 1 Cherokee lab coat
  • Stethoscope Kit
  • Blood Pressure Cuff
  • Basic Life Support Certification
Locations & Schedules:

IBMC College’s Clinical Medical Assisting (Associates of Occupational Studies Degree) program is offered day and night at all three campus locations in northern Colorado, making it easy for you to fit your education goals into your schedule and lifestyle.

We’re committed to offering training that will allow you to start your new career quickly. We have class starts for our Medical Assisting program every 5 weeks — because when you’re ready to change your life, there’s no reason to wait.

Tuition and Fees:

The full tuition cost depends on the program you choose, military status, and financial aid you may qualify for. Get the details on your specific program and personal needs.

⁵ Program kit is not included in your tuition. IBMC College’s Clinical Medical Assisting degree’s program kit is required to buy and costs $1,050. This includes immunizations and certification fees. (Program kit prices may vary and will be determined during enrollment.)

Have any questions? Give us a call today! 800-495-2669

Externships & Career Opportunities

 

Externships

Students will complete a 5-week externship at the end of their program. An externship is your opportunity to use your learned skills while working in a medical office, clinic, lab, hospital or other healthcare setting as a part of your training at IBMC College.

Similar to an internship, you’ll be treated as a regular employee of the company, and your employer will evaluate your work for college credit. That means you’ll be able to put industry work experience on your resume—before you even graduate. Often, IBMC College students are even hired on as full-time employees after completing their externships.

Career Opportunities

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the occupation of Medical Assistants is projected to grow much faster than the average of all occupations through 2026 — an employment increase of 29%.**

There are dozens of healthcare positions in which Medical Assistants are able to find work. Each position offers a fast-moving, fulfilling career where you can grow. IBMC graduates and those with similar training have found employment by/as:

  • Receptionist
  • Medical Records
  • Hospitals
  • Insurance Companies
  • Physician’s Practice
  • Pediatric Clinic
  • Healthcare Offices
  • Medical Secretary
  • Clinical Assistant
  • Surgery Scheduler
  • Lab Technician
¹ IBMC College’s Clinical Medical Assisting Diploma program may be completed in as little as 10 months.
² As prescribed, IBMC’s Clinical Medical Assisting (Associates in Occupational Studies) program can be completed in 19 months.
⁴ U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook: Medical Assistants

“I really enjoyed the small class sizes and hands-on training — I am really looking forward to helping my future patients!”

- Kara Ramboz, IBMC Medical Assisting Graduate

Volunteer Opportunities

During your time at IBMC College, you may have the opportunity to go off-campus and practice your new medical skills at community events, such as:

  • 9NEWS Health Fair
  • Fall Feast in Denver
  • Weld Project Connect

During these events, you could perform blood draws, blood pressure checks and vital sign measurements for low-income families and the homeless, as well as the general public. These events provide you with real work experience that can enhance your resume when applying for careers after graduation.

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