Medical Assistant

Galaxy Medical College

Medical Assistant

North Hollywood, California

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Updated May 13, 2024

The Medical Assistant program at Galaxy Medical College equips students with essential skills for the health care sector, covering a range of administrative and clinical duties. Graduates are prepared for roles such as Medical Assistant, Administrative Medical Assistant, Clinical Medical Assistant, and Medical Secretary. The program emphasizes professionalism, safety measures, effective communication, legal standards, and patient privacy. Students receive hands-on training, can benefit from an excellent externship program, and have access to financial aid. The program offers morning and evening classes, small class sizes, and boasts high retention and job placement rates. The field of medical assisting is projected to experience a 23% employment growth from 2014 to 2024, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The program involves physical demands like standing for 70% of the workday, sitting for 10%, and walking for 20%, with lifting and carrying up to 10 pounds, and neck movement up to 20 degrees. The typical work environment is indoors with minimal hazards, and work aids include computers, photocopiers, EKG machines, telephones, fax machines, and stethoscopes.

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

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The Medical Assistant Diploma Program at Galaxy Medical College has a tuition cost of $16,085. This does not include additional fees and expenses. For students without a family, the total cost, including fees/materials ($800), registration fee ($75), housing ($5,000), and other expenses ($2,000), comes to $23,690. For students with a family, the total cost, excluding housing, is $18,710. Please note that these costs are estimates and actual costs may vary.

Program Length: How Long Is Galaxy Medical College's Medical Assisting Diploma Program?

The program length for the Medical Assistant program at Galaxy Medical College is 49 weeks.

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About Galaxy Medical College

Galaxy Medical College is a specialized institution offering continuing education to health care professionals in the community. 

The college provides innovative, quality programs that are sound in concept and implemented by a competent and dedicated faculty. Galaxy Medical College is dedicated to offering American Heart Association-approved CPR, BLS, and Heartsaver® Certification Courses, as well as programs in Medical Assistant, Dental Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, Medical Billing, Medical Coding, Health Claims Examiner, and Medical Transcriptionist.

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