Medical Assisting Program

Ensign College Medical Assisting Program Salt Lake City, Utah

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Updated May 13, 2024

The Medical Assisting Program equips students with a range of essential skills and offers various features to enhance their learning experience.

Skills Taught:

  • Vital signs measurement
  • Phlebotomy
  • Injections
  • Urinalysis
  • Blood glucose monitoring
  • Electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • Scheduling
  • Administrative skills
  • Empathy
  • Problem-solving
  • Assisting with medical examinations

Program Features:

  • Accredited by CAAHEP
  • Prepares students for AAMA CMA certification
  • High retention rate of 88.24%
  • Offers certificate-only option for national certification exam
  • Associate degree option with general education courses
  • Specialization in fields like Urgent care, Dermatology, Obstetrics, and more
  • Provides internships in clinics, hospitals, and ambulatory centers
  • Preparation for medical school or PA program
  • Emphasis on effective communication and collaboration skills

Tuition: How Much Does Ensign College's Medical Assisting Program Cost?

From Ensign College's website

The Medical Assisting Program at Ensign College offers different tuition rates based on church membership and living situation. For church members, the total cost is $15,710 for those living off campus and $12,358 for those living with parents. For non-church members, the total cost is $19,598 for those living off campus and $16,246 for those living with parents. Please note that these costs do not include additional fees.

Program Length: How Long Is Ensign College's Medical Assisting Certificate Program?

The program length for the Medical Assisting Program at Ensign College is four semesters for the certificate option.

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About Ensign College

Ensign College is a private, not-for-profit institution located in Salt Lake City, Utah, founded and sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 

The school provides a spiritually grounded, career-based education with programs in business, health professions, information technology, software development, interior design, paralegal studies, social media marketing, and applied technology. 

Ensign College offers both on-campus and online programs, leading to associate degrees, bachelor degrees, and professional certificates in various fields. The school's mission is to develop capable and trusted disciples of Jesus Christ while equipping students with job-ready skills and experience.

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