Certificate in Medical Assistant

Charter College Certificate in Medical Assistant Anchorage, Alaska

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Updated May 13, 2024

The Certificate in Medical Assistant Program equips students with essential clinical and administrative skills required in health care settings. Students learn about clinical procedures, professionalism, legal and ethical standards, administrative tasks, health records management, medical terminology, and billing and coding.

Skills Taught:

  • Clinical Skills: Diagnostic procedures and operational functions
  • Professionalism: Behavior and communication in healthcare
  • Legal and Ethical Standards: Adherence to guidelines
  • Administrative Tasks: Duties in healthcare
  • Health Records Management: Functions of record-keeping
  • Medical Terminology: Basic medical language
  • Billing and Coding: Insurance processes

Features Offered:

  • Externship Requirement: 180-hour practical experience
  • Preparation for Certification Exam: Readiness for National Certification Exam
  • Career Opportunities: Entry-level roles in various health care settings
  • Flexibility: Blended learning format combining classroom and online sessions

Tuition: How Much Does Charter College's Medical Assisting Program Cost?

From Charter College's website

The Medical Assistant Certificate Program at Charter College-Alaska has a tuition cost of $21,120. This cost is exclusive of any additional fees or expenses. The program provides comprehensive training in health care, preparing students for a rewarding career in the field. Please note that this cost is an estimate and actual costs may vary.

Program Length: How Long Is Charter College's Medical Assisting Certificate Program?

The program length for the Certificate in Medical Assistant program is 10 months.

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About Charter College

Charter College is an independent institution of higher education that focuses on career training programs in areas such as health care, information technology, business, veterinary care, and the trades. 

Founded in 1985, the college has been delivering relevant career training for over 35 years, helping students transition into professional roles. Charter College is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).

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