Medical Assisting Diploma

ECPI University, the School of Health Science, Medical Careers Institute Medical Assisting Diploma Charlotte, North Carolina

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Updated May 13, 2024

The Medical Assisting Diploma Program focuses on equipping students with essential clinical and administrative skills required in health care settings. Students are prepared for certification exams and gain real-world experience through externships.

Key Skills Taught:

  1. Clinical Competency: Learn to provide contemporary care, recognizing individual differences and promoting caring behavior in the health care community.
  2. Administrative Skills: Develop competence in clinical and administrative procedures for the medical office.
  3. Certification Preparation: Eligible to sit for the Certified Medical Assistant Exam offered through AAMA and/or the RMA exam by AMT.

Program Features:

  • Duration: 11-month diploma program with 46 total credits.
  • Externship: Includes a 5-week externship to gain practical experience.
  • Certification Prep: Prepares for certifications in Phlebotomy, EKG, and more.
  • Potential Careers: Graduates can pursue roles like Medical Assistant, Phlebotomist, or EKG Technician in clinics, physicians’ offices, and health care settings.

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, offered through the School of Health Science, Medical Careers Institute, requires a total of 46 credits. The tuition and fees are structured as follows: Full-time students taking 12-18 credits per semester are charged $7,848. Students taking less than full time (0-11.5 credits) are charged $654 per credit. For those taking an overload of credits (19+), the cost is $436 per credit. Therefore, the total tuition cost for the program can range from $7,848 to $20,056, depending on the number of credits taken per semester.

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

The program length for the Medical Assisting Diploma is 11 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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