Medical Assistant Program

Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts

Medical Assistant Program

Fresno, California

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Updated May 13, 2024

The Medical Assistant Program at Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts equips students with essential administrative and clinical skills required in health care settings. Students are prepared for national certification exams and benefit from hands-on training, job placement assistance, and veteran/military benefits.

Key Skills Taught:

  • Administrative Tasks: Completing administrative duties in healthcare
  • Clinical Skills: Patient education, phlebotomy, and first aid
  • Certification Preparation: Equipped for national exams like CCMA-NHA and CET-NHA

Program Features:

  • Program Length: 8 months with 30 instructional weeks
  • Job Placement Assistance: Support for graduates in securing employment
  • Veteran and Military Benefits: Available to eligible individuals
  • Blended Delivery: Mix of residential, online, and hands-on courses
  • Hands-On Training: Lab work, clinical externship, and practice exams

Admission Requirements:

  • Age Requirement: Minimum 17 years with parental consent, 18 before Externship
  • Essay Submission: One-page essay on interest in becoming a Medical Assistant
  • Interview: Some applicants may need to interview with program staff

Performance Requirements:

  • Physical Skills: Ability to handle stress, communicate effectively, and support patients
  • Technical Skills: Lifting weights, standing for long periods, and physical agility
  • Ethical Behavior: Professional and compassionate conduct in classroom and clinic

Tuition: How Much Does Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts's Medical Assisting Program Cost?

From Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts's website

The total cost for the Medical Assistant Program at Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts is $14,445. This cost covers the entire program and is the same for both in-state and out-of-state students. Please note that this cost does not include any additional fees or expenses that may be incurred throughout the duration of the program.

Program Length: How Long Is Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts's Medical Assisting Certificate Program?

The program length for the Medical Assistant Program is 8 months, or 30 approved instructional weeks.

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About Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts

Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts is a private institution offering a range of allied health and nursing programs. 

The academy operates six campuses and provides various programs, including certificates, diplomas, and degrees.

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