Medical Assisting Associate

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

Medical Assisting Associate

Newport News, Virginia

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Updated May 13, 2024

The Medical Assisting Associate Program focuses on equipping students with essential clinical and administrative skills for medical settings. The program includes didactic classroom instruction, hands-on laboratory experience, an externship at a local medical facility, and CPR certification.

Key Skills Taught:

  • Clinical and administrative functions in medical settings
  • Didactic classroom instruction
  • Hands-on laboratory experience
  • Externship in a local medical facility
  • CPR certification

Program Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate self-direction and accountability for personal and professional growth
  • Develop critical thinking skills for patient care and adapting to healthcare challenges
  • Provide competent and caring healthcare services
  • Perform clinical and administrative procedures in medical offices
  • Eligible for Certified Medical Assistant and Registered Medical Assistant exams
  • Comprehensive preparation for a successful career in medical assisting

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 is 15 months.

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

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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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