Technological advances in medicine and the growth and aging of the population are leading to exponential expansion in the healthcare industry, requiring an increased need for healthcare workers. Those who want to enter this field and are searching for a medical assistant program should contact Charter College.
With medical assistant training, graduates can have careers in a wide variety of positions, including: Clinical or Administrative Assistant, Medical Receptionist, Medical Assistant or Medical Office Assistant. The Charter College Medical Assistant program employs a combination of clinical, technical and business skills making our graduates highly employable. Hands-on training with direct patient contact in a clinic setting is provided early in the program, preparing students well for the healthcare workplace.
The Medical Assistant program is available at all Charter College campus locations. The Charter College Medical Assistant Certificate program prepare graduates for entry-level employment in a medical setting.
Information, technical skills, and business skills required for entry-level Medical Assistant
Training in front office computer technology and word processing
180-hour externship program at a local clinic, physician’s office, hospital, HMO, or other allied health ambulatory facility (depending on campus)
Fast Track: 10 months
In under a year, you can get started on a rewarding career as a Medical Assistant. Charter College starts classes every five weeks providing unparalleled flexibility and our unique accelerated learning approach helps you to graduate on time.
Offered at Charter College and Charter Institute campuses in Alaska, California, New Mexico, Montana and Washington.