Medical Assistant

East Central College

Medical Assistant

Union, Missouri

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Updated May 13, 2024

The Medical Assistant Program at East Central College aims to equip students with a diverse set of skills essential for medical assisting roles. The program covers cognitive, psychomotor, and affective learning, patient care and treatment, critical thinking, professionalism, communication, multi-skilled proficiency, ethical practice, teamwork, and certification preparation.

Key Skills Taught:

  • Cognitive, Psychomotor, and Affective Learning
  • Patient Care and Treatment
  • Critical Thinking
  • Professionalism and Communication
  • Interpersonal Therapeutic Communication
  • Multi-Skilled Proficiency
  • Ethical Practice
  • Teamwork
  • Certification Preparation

Program Features:

  • Entry-Level Competence
  • Flexible Learning Options
  • Accreditation by CAAHEP and MAERB
  • High Success Rates in student exam pass rate and job placement
  • Comprehensive Curriculum covering administrative, clinical, and communication skills
  • Hands-On Experience with a clinical externship for practical training.

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

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

The program length for the Medical Assistant program at East Central College is 1 year.

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About East Central College

East Central College (ECC) is a public community college with its main campus located in Union, Missouri. 

With additional locations in Rolla and Washington, ECC offers associate degrees and transfer options to four-year institutions. Approximately 2,593 students attend the college, with a student-faculty ratio of 15:1. 

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