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Medical Assistant

Join a growing career field…As a Certified Medical Assistant

Medical Assistants perform clinical and administrative duties to help medical offices run smoothly and ensure patients get the efficient, high-quality care they deserve.

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If you like working with and helping others and you’re interested in getting into a rewarding healthcare career (without spending years in school) training as a Medical Assistant could be a great opportunity.

Become a Qualified Medical Assistant

The Medical Assistant Program at Woodruff Medical Training and Testing provides the hands-on training, practical experience and industry support it takes to pursue a rewarding healthcare career. Classes are interactive and led by medical professionals with years of experience working directly in the field. As a student, you’ll learn both the administrative and clinical skills it takes to succeed as a Medical Assistant. Areas of study include:

  • Medical Law and Ethics
  • Medical Communications
  • Medical Records
  • Insurance
  • Patient Preparation
  • Basic Laboratory Procedures & Tests
  • Total Patient Care

Graduates of this program are prepared to provide valuable assistance physicians and nurses.

Real World Training – Professional Externship

As an MA student at Woodruff, you have the opportunity to learn directly on-the-job during an externship in a real healthcare environment. Students gain hands-on, real-world experience working alongside doctors, nurses and other healthcare professional as well as patients. Externships can be a great way to get a feel for your new career and make helpful industry connections before you graduate. You’ll feel confident and fully prepared to move into any medical office or clinic setting after gaining so much direct, real-world training.

Externships can be a great way to get a feel for your new career and make helpful industry connections before you graduate. You’ll feel confident and fully prepared to move into any medical office or clinic setting after gaining so much direct, real-world training.

Convenient Day or Evening Schedules

We understand the busy lives our students lead. Many students are working, taking care of family and/or juggling other commitments while going to school. We offer convenient day or evening classes to choose from, and will work with you to help make it fit. Pick the schedule that best suits your life.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this program may pursue a variety of entry-level medical positions, including:

  • Clinical Medical Assistant
  • Administrative Medical Assistant
  • Medical Receptionist
  • Medical Insurance Billing
  • Medical Records Specialist

Professionals in this field work in physicians’ offices, outpatient care centers, hospitals, chiropractors, nursing homes, and more.

Get the Support You Need to Launch a Successful Career

Healthcare training isn’t about getting a diploma – it’s about getting a career you love. Woodruff is dedicated to supporting you throughout your career. Experienced Career Placement professionals are happy to help with things like resume preparation, interview techniques and job searches and help you to market your new skills. Financial Aid available to those who qualify and private financing available!

Is a Rewarding Career as a Medical Assistant Right for You?
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If you’re interested in learning more about a career as a Medical Assistant, and exploring whether Woodruff Medical Training and Testing is a good fit for you, fill out the form on this page and receive more information. A helpful Woodruff Admissions Representative would be happy to answer any questions you have and help with everything from scheduling to financial aid.

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Medical Assistant Program Information

36.5 Credit Hours

Certificate Program/Residential

Method of Instruction: This course is taught through a series of classroom lecture, hands-on laboratory training, course preparation and homework assignments, and clinical externship instruction. The objective of the Medical Assisting Program is to prepare the student to assist physicians and nurses by performing administrative duties and basic clinical duties in an office or medical center. To meet this objective, instruction addresses subjects encompassing medical practice, medical law and ethics, medical communications, medical records, insurance, patient preparation and basic laboratory procedures and tests as well as total patient care. Upon completion of this program graduates will have entry level skills as medical assistants and qualify for positions in a variety of health care facilities. The Medical Assisting Program groups its program around knowledge and skills required for administrative medical assisting and clinical medical assisting. The program concludes with an externship in a medical facility.

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