Medical Assisting Associate

ECPI University, the School of Health Science, Medical Careers Institute Medical Assisting Associate Manassas, Virginia

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Updated May 13, 2024

Students in the medical assisting program at ECPI University learn a range of clinical and administrative functions for medical settings, including mastering medical terminology, phlebotomy, laboratory procedures, patient care, and preparation for certification exams. The curriculum covers topics such as Medical Terminology, Medical Coding & Billing, Pharmacology, Ethics, Phlebotomy, Pathophysiology, and Medical Office Procedures, alongside general education courses in Human Anatomy & Physiology, College Composition, and Introduction to Psychology. The program offers 1,170 contact hours and includes online course options.

Key Skills Taught:

  • Clinical and Administrative Functions
  • Medical Terminology
  • Phlebotomy and Laboratory Procedures
  • Patient Care
  • Certification Preparation

Program Outcomes:

  • Critical Thinking
  • Professional Competence
  • Certification Eligibility
  • Comprehensive Preparation

For more information, the program guide is available for download on the ECPI University website.

Tuition: How Much Does ECPI University, the School of Health Science, Medical Careers Institute's Medical Assisting Program Cost?

From ECPI University, the School of Health Science, Medical Careers Institute's website

The Medical Assistant Program at ECPI University's School of Health Science, Medical Careers Institute, has a tuition structure based on the number of credits taken per semester. Full-time students taking 12-18 credits are charged a flat rate of $7,848 per semester. Students taking less than full-time, or 0-11.5 credits, are charged at a rate of $654 per credit. For those taking an overload of credits, or 19+ credits, there is an additional charge of $436 per credit on top of the full-time tuition cost. Please note, programs offered at the Northern Virginia campus incur an additional fee of $240 per semester.

Program Length: How Long Is ECPI University, the School of Health Science, Medical Careers Institute's Medical Assisting Associate Program?

The program length for the Medical Assisting Associate program at ECPI University is 15 months.

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About ECPI University, the School of Health Science, Medical Careers Institute

The School of Health Science, Medical Careers Institute, at ECPI University offers a range of programs in health sciences, including Master's, Bachelor's, and Associate's degrees in Nursing, as well as other health-related fields.

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