Prepare for a new career in the health services industry; one of the fastest growing occupations in the United States today!
Classroom and laboratory instruction prepares participants to perform general administrative, receptionist, and basic clinical procedures in doctor's offices, clinics, medical facilities, and human service agencies. Medical assistants primarily work in outpatient settings, keeping offices and clinics running smoothly.
Upon completion, participants may earn the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) credential offered by American Medical Technologists (AMT) and Phlebotomy Technician certification and Certification Billing and Coding Specialist certification offered by the National Healthcareer Association.
The Medical Assistant program is held in two locations: Main Campus in Williamsport and Penn College at Wellsboro.
800 hours of instruction and laboratory experience plus a 160-hour externship in an office setting
To be considered for enrollment in the program, you must complete an application by the stated deadline and have:
- High school diploma or GED
- Positive referral from a counselor, caseworker, or medical professional based on program technical standards
- Evidence of good mental and physical health as determined by a pre-entrance medical exam and documentation of immunizations required
- Criminal background checks clear of prohibitive offenses as required by clinical facilities
This is a clock-hour program eligible for federal financial aid. For more information, visit Admissions & Aid.
- Center for Business & Workforce Development
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