Medical Assisting

Connecticut State Community College Medical Assisting Hartford, Connecticut

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Updated May 13, 2024

The Medical Assisting Program at Capital Community College aims to equip students with essential skills for a career as a medical assistant. The program emphasizes clear communication, legal and ethical considerations in health care, and active participation in the health care team. Students are prepared to pass the national certification examination.

Key Skills Taught:

  • Understanding the role and responsibilities of a medical assistant
  • Demonstrating clear and effective communication skills
  • Attaining entry-level competency in both administrative and clinical functions
  • Applying legal concepts and ethical considerations in health care practices
  • Participating as an active member of the health care team
  • Achieving a passing score on the national certification examination

Program Features:

  • Offers an Associate of Science Degree in Medical Assisting
  • Provides a Certificate option
  • Program Coordinator: Sarah Zorn, Assistant Professor
  • Contact: szorn@capitalcc.edu, (860) 906-5136

Tuition: How Much Does Connecticut State Community College's Medical Assisting Program Cost?

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Program Length: How Long Is Connecticut State Community College's Medical Assisting Certificate Program?

The Medical Assisting program at CT State Community College can be completed in as few as 10 months..

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About Connecticut State Community College

Connecticut State Community College (CT State) is a public, comprehensive multi-campus community college formed through the merger of all twelve community colleges in Connecticut on July 1, 2023. 

The college is headquartered in New Britain and offers both 2-year and 4-year institutions, as well as online and on-ground programs. 

It is part of the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities (CSCU) system, which oversees Central, Eastern, Western, and Southern Connecticut State Universities and Charter Oak State College. CT State serves approximately 70,560 students and offers more than 300 programs across its 18 branch and satellite campuses.

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