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The Medical Assistant (MA) program is designed to prepare Medical Assistants to meet the needs of an ever-expanding allied health field. MAs are multi-skilled health professionals specifically trained to work in ambulatory care settings performing administrative and clinical duties. The goal of the program is to prepare Medical Assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains to enter the profession. This is an application-only program. Please consult a faculty advisor or program director for more information.
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Graduates typically will find employment opportunities in:
If you are looking for a career in healthcare and want to work 9-5 with weekends and holidays off, then Medical Assisting is for you! Trained in both the Administrative and Clinical aspects of healthcare, Medical Assistants are multi-faceted, healthcare professionals who provide patient care directly under the supervision of a physician, physician assistant, or nurse practitioner in ambulatory clinical settings. Medical Assistants are usually the first person to greet you when you visit your doctor, they assist the physician in treating your medical needs, provide patient education, and also make sure that after you leave the clinic, your insurance is billed correctly, prescriptions are sent to your pharmacy, and any follow-up testing is scheduled. Medical Assisting provides diverse opportunities to expand your career or continue your education in both the business and/or clinical aspects of healthcare. The goal of NTCC's Medical Assisting program is to prepare competent, entry-level medical assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.
Please join us for our Spring 2022 Information Sessions. Please be aware that Information Sessions for 2022 are currently scheduled in-person in UHS 245.
Tuesday, January 25, 2022 6:00-6:30pm
Thursday, February 24, 2022 6:00-6:30pm
Thursday, March 24, 2022 6:00-6:30pm
Thursday, April 21, 2022 6:00-6:30pm
NTCC's Medical Assistant program is accredited by CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763. (727) 210-2350. https://www.caahep.org/