Medical Assistant Certificate

Edison State Community College Medical Assistant Certificate Troy, Ohio

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Updated May 13, 2024

The Medical Assistant Certificate program at Edison State Community College focuses on developing key skills essential for success in health care settings. Students are trained in professionalism, effective communication, administrative and clinical procedures, and adapting to patient needs. The program, accredited by CAAHEP, offers a structured curriculum with courses covering various aspects of health care. Internships are included to provide practical experience.

Key Skills Taught:

  • Demonstrating professionalism in ethical and responsible behavior
  • Effective interpersonal skills with patients, physicians, and co-workers
  • Competent written and medical terminology skills
  • Applying administrative policies and procedures effectively
  • Applying clinical policies and procedures effectively
  • Applying ethical and legal policies and procedures effectively
  • Adapting methods to individual patient needs
  • Applying skills reflecting Edison State core values

Features Offered:

  • Prepares students for employment in ambulatory health care settings
  • Career choice for those who enjoy helping others and are detail-oriented
  • In-demand career with favorable employment prospects
  • Accredited by CAAHEP
  • Structured curriculum covering health care, medical terminology, human biology, medical procedures, office procedures, and insurance/coding
  • Internships for practical experience

For more information, visit Edison State Community College Medical Assistant Certificate Program.

Tuition: How Much Does Edison State Community College's Medical Assisting Program Cost?

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Program Length: How Long Is Edison State Community College's Medical Assisting Certificate Program?

The program length for the Medical Assistant Certificate program at Edison State Community College is three semesters, totaling 32 credit hours.

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About Edison State Community College

Edison State Community College is a public community college located in Piqua, Ohio, with additional campuses in Greenville, Troy, and Eaton. 

Established in 1973 as the state's first general and technical college, the college offers more than 100 associate degrees, certificates, and short-term technical certificates, as well as continuing education offerings designed for university transfer, career advancement, and workforce development.

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