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Earn an Associate’s Degree in Medical Assisting

Southern Technical College’s Associate’s Degree in Medical Assisting can help you prepare for a career in the healthcare field. For many, working in the healthcare field isn’t just a dream – it’s a calling. If this sounds like you, our Medical Assisting Associate’s degree program is a great way to get started in the healthcare field.

This Medical Assisting program is designed to expose you to both the administrative and clinical aspects of a healthcare environment, and includes courses in medical theory and terminology, clinical procedures, medical billing, and anatomy and physiology. Medical Assistants work closely with doctors and are often the main point of contact with a patient. Medical Assistants play an important role in a well-managed medical office and have a variety of responsibilities.

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In this Medical Assisting program, you will participate in clinical laboratory classes, where you can apply the knowledge you have learned and build real-world skills for today’s employers. You will also participate in an externship, which offers further opportunities to apply learned skills and competencies. Our hands-on medical assistant training will help give you the experience to succeed in a new medical assisting career.

Upon successful completion of the Medical Assisting Associate’s degree program, graduates may be eligible to sit for some medical assistant certification exams.  Please see your Director of Education for more information in relevant certifications.

The Medical Assisting degree program:

  • Can be completed in approximately 18 months.
  • Consists of hands-on instruction from experienced professionals.
  • Offers flexible scheduling. Morning, afternoon and evening classes available.
  • Externship that allows you to apply learned skills and competencies.

If you’re considering earning your Associate’s Degree in Medical Assisting, it’s time to get started at Southern Technical College. Contact us to learn more.

Southern Technical College is a proud member of the American Association of Medical Assistants.

Career options upon graduation:

  • Diagnostic Laboratories
  • Hospitals
  • Insurance Carriers
  • Nursing Care Facilities
  • Offices of Physicians
  • Outpatient Care Centers
  • Urgent Care Centers
  • Walk-In Clinics

Medical Assisting program is available at these locations: