Medical Assisting

Timeline

10-Month Diploma Program or a 17-Month Associates Degree option
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Class Times

  • 4 classes a week. Choose either Morning or Evening class times.
  • A portion of each program is offered online
  • Laptops are available to students
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Certifications

Program graduates of either option are eligible for the Certified Medical Assistant Certification (CMA) offered through the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA).
  • Graduates of the Associates Degree program will also be eligible for certification as a Phlebotomy Technician through the National Health Career Association (NHA)
Our Medical Assisting program is a Hybrid Online Medical Professional Medical Assisting course that is specifically designed to offer you the flexibility of online classes while still focusing on the benefit of hands-on training in our on campus labs.

Our Medical Assistant Programs are designed for students who prefer a hands-on person-to-person career in the medical field. With our on-campus laboratories and qualified and experienced instructors, we are able to offer students hands-on training in real life medical facility simulations.

Becoming a certified Medical Assistant is the first step. Finding a job as one is the next! To make sure our students have every opportunity to succeed, we also offer a Career Services team to assist with:

  • Creating professional resumes
  • Interview skills
  • Externship site placement
  • Career placement assistance for graduates

A Medical Assistant career involves:

  • Recording patients’ medical history and vital signs
  • Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician.
  • Collect blood, tissue, or other laboratory specimens and prepare them for testing.
  • Explain treatment procedures, medications, diets, or physicians’ instructions to patients
  •  Perform EKG’s on patients, and administer eye and ear exams for well visit screenings
  • Perform routine laboratory tests and sample analyses

Due to the wide scope of training, Medical Assistants have the ability to work in all areas of the medical office. From assisting with front office duties to working alongside Doctors and Nurses, Medical Assistants are a vital position in many different types of healthcare facilities.

Career Choices

  • Medical Offices
  • Urgent and Immediate Care Centers
  • Hospitals

Request Information

Classes are enrolling now! If you’re interested in this program or would like more information about ATA, please contact us online for more information.

Standard Occupations Classification (SOC)

More information about careers and occupations can be found at O*NET (http://www.onetcenter.org), the nation’s primary source of occupational information. Use the link below to learn more about Occupational Associates Degree Medical Professional – Medical Assisting: www.onetonline.org/link/summary/31-9092.00

Career Services

Upon completion of the Medical Assisting program, our Career Services team will work with Graduates to assist with career placement! Contact Us today to get started.

Find A Campus

Medical Assisting is offered at the following ATA Campuses:

ATA College - Louisville, KY Campus

Louisville, KY Campus

ATA College - Spring Hill, FL Campus

Spring Hill, FL Campus

ATA College - Cincinnati, OH Campus

Cincinnati, OH Campus

ATA College - Fort Myers, FL Campus

Fort Myers, FL Campus

What Our Students Are Saying

ATA gave me the tools I needed to succeed. They changed my life and my children’s life as well – Medical Assisting program student

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