Medical Assisting Diploma

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

Medical Assisting Diploma

Newport News, Virginia

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Updated May 13, 2024

The Medical Assisting Diploma Program focuses on teaching clinical competency, administrative skills, and certification preparation to equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills for a career in health care.

Key Skills Taught:

  1. Clinical Competency: Providing contemporary care and promoting caring behavior in the healthcare community.
  2. Administrative Skills: Developing competence in clinical and administrative procedures.
  3. Certification Preparation: Eligibility for Certified Medical Assistant Exam (AAMA) and/or the RMA exam by AMT.

Program Features:

  • Duration: 11-month diploma program with 46 credits.
  • Externship: 5-week practical experience opportunity.
  • Certification Prep: Prepares for Phlebotomy, EKG, and other certifications.
  • Potential Careers: Graduates can pursue roles like Medical Assistant, Phlebotomist, or EKG Technician in various 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'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 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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