Medical Assisting

Harford Community College

Medical Assisting

Bel Air, Maryland

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Updated May 13, 2024

The Medical Assisting program at Harford Community College equips students with hands-on skills for various medical settings, preparing them for roles like Clinical Medical Assistants, EKG Technicians, and Medical Office Managers.

Skills Taught:

  • Hands-on training alongside health care professionals in pediatrics and geriatrics
  • Preparation for careers in Clinical Medical Assisting, Medical Office Assisting, EKG Technology, Phlebotomy, Coding, Billing, Claims Examination, Adjuster Processing, and Medical Office Management

Program Features:

  • High job placement rate of 91.67% for the 2020 graduate cohort
  • Accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
  • Small, student-centered classes with flexible learning options
  • Transfer pathway to four-year institutions like Towson University for further education in allied health or health systems management

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

From Harford Community College's website

The Medical Assisting program at Harford Community College requires completion of 39 credits. The cost per credit hour varies based on the student's residency status. For residents of Harford County, the cost is $140 per credit hour, amounting to an estimated total tuition of $5,460. For residents of Maryland outside Harford County, the cost is $240 per credit hour, leading to an estimated total tuition of $9,360. Non-residents of Maryland or out-of-country residents face a cost of $340 per credit hour, resulting in an estimated total tuition of $13,260. Please note that these estimates do not include the Consolidated Service fee of $28 per credit hour. For a more precise calculation of program costs, it is recommended to contact the program faculty or the college directly.

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

The program length for the Medical Assisting program at Harford Community College is as follows:

  • Medical Assisting Certificate: 39 credits

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About Harford Community College

Harford Community College is a public community college located in Bel Air, Maryland.

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