Medical Assisting (diploma)
If working in the healthcare field is a dream of yours, our Medical Assistant diploma program is a great place to get started. In our Medical Assistant program, you can prepare to work alongside physicians and other healthcare professionals in a challenging and fast-paced environment.
Emphasis in the Medical Assistant training program is placed on medical theory and terminology, as well as the practices and procedures associated with the operation of a healthcare facility. You’ll study both the administrative and clinical aspects of a healthcare environment and participate in clinical laboratory classes, where you can apply the knowledge you’ve gained.
The Medical Assistant diploma program is designed to be completed in four academic quarters and can be completed in as little as 12 months. Upon graduation, you’ll be prepared to work in a variety of healthcare settings, performing duties like scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, administering medications, and more. Join this exciting and growing career field.
If you’re considering medical assistant schools in South Florida, it’s time to find out why Southern Technical College is the place for you. Contact us today to get started in our Medical Assistant program!