Medical Assistant Studies

Goodwin University

Medical Assistant Studies

East Hartford, Connecticut

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Updated May 13, 2024

The Medical Assistant Program at Goodwin University equips students with essential skills and knowledge to excel in health care settings, offering a comprehensive curriculum and practical experiences.

Key Skills Taught:

  • Acting as a liaison between physician and others
  • Scheduling patients for exams
  • Taking patient vital signs
  • Performing ECG/EKGs
  • Collecting and processing specimens
  • Preparing patients for procedures
  • Updating filing records
  • Corresponding with insurance companies regarding patient matters

Program Features:

  • Flexible, online scheduling options
  • Access to campus lab and equipment for hands-on learning
  • Well-rounded education covering a wide range of skill sets
  • Clinical placement opportunities in CT
  • Career guidance and specialization options
  • Online degree completion with on-campus clinical requirements
  • Accreditation and certification exam eligibility
  • Simple enrollment process with financial aid availability
  • Student support services
  • Veteran-friendly environment
  • Credit transfer options


  • 100% exam passage rate and job placement for the 2022 graduate cohort
  • Programmatic accreditation from CAAHEP
  • Eligibility to apply for certification exams like CMA, RMA, and CCMA

Tuition: How Much Does Goodwin University's Medical Assisting Program Cost?

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Program Length: How Long Is Goodwin University's Medical Assisting Certificate Program?

The Medical Assisting program at Goodwin University can be completed in as few as 12 to 16 months.

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About Goodwin University

Goodwin University is a career-focused educational institution located in East Hartford, Connecticut. 

Established in 1999, the university is a private nonprofit institution that offers a variety of programs tailored to address the needs of employers and fit the lives of students. 

Classes are available year-round, with options for daytime, evening, weekend, and online learning. The university is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) and offers a range of undergraduate and graduate degrees in disciplines such as nursing, human services, and medicine.

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