Medical Assistant Certificate

Glen Oaks Community College

Medical Assistant Certificate

Centreville, Michigan

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Updated May 13, 2024

The Medical Assistant Certificate Program focuses on teaching a range of essential skills to students, including clinical, administrative, technical, communication, and patient care skills. Graduates are prepared for national certification as Certified Medical Assistants (CMA-AAMA), with employment opportunities in various health care settings. The program, accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, offers a pathway for career advancement and personal development.

Key Skills Taught:

  • Clinical Skills: Assisting in patient care and basic lab tests
  • Administrative Skills: Managing records and office tasks
  • Technical Skills: Knowledge of medical terminology and EHRs
  • Communication Skills: Effective interactions with patients and professionals
  • Patient Care Skills: Providing support and explanations to patients

Program Features:

  • Certification Preparation for CMA-AAMA exam
  • Diverse Employment Opportunities in health care settings
  • Positive Career Outlook with a 23% increase in medical assistant jobs projected
  • Accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

Additional Opportunities:

  • Career Advancement through an Associate of Applied Science in Allied Health degree
  • Emphasis on Professionalism and Ethical Standards in health care settings

Tuition: How Much Does Glen Oaks Community College's Medical Assisting Program Cost?

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Program Length: How Long Is Glen Oaks Community College's Medical Assisting Certificate Program?

The Medical Assistant Certificate program at Glen Oaks Community College can be completed in less than a year.

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About Glen Oaks Community College

Glen Oaks Community College is a public institution located in Centreville, Michigan, with a total enrollment of 950 students.

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