Imagine working directly with physicians, taking vital signs, performing laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures, and assisting with patient exams. That’s just some of the things Medical Assistants do every day.
It’s a rewarding career and the opportunities for employment are good. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, employment of Medical Assistants is expected rise 29 percent between 2012 and 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations.*
At ECPI University, you can develop the skills required for entry-level employment. Coursework includes:
- Medical Office Procedures
- Advanced Diagnostics and Testing
And with our year-round program, you can earn a Medical Assisting Diploma in as few as 12 months!
* Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Medical Assistants, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-assistants.htm (visited August 11, 2015).