Medical Assisting (Long-term Certificate)

Ivy Tech Community College Medical Assisting (Long-term Certificate) Fort Wayne, Indiana

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Updated May 13, 2024

The Medical Assisting Program at Ivy Tech Community College offers a comprehensive curriculum focusing on key skills like patient care, blood collection, vital signs, and medical coding. Students have the opportunity to pursue various career paths in the health care sector upon completion of the program.

Key Skills Taught:

  • Patient care
  • Blood collection
  • Electrocardiograms
  • Vital signs
  • Injections
  • Medical coding
  • Electronic charting
  • Medical records

Career Options:

  • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)
  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)
  • Front office/registration clerk
  • Apprentice Medical Scribe Professional (AMSP)
  • Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS)

Program Features:

  • Hands-on experience in patient exam rooms
  • Community externship opportunities
  • Lab instruction in computer use, phlebotomy, lab skills, and clinical skills

Degree Types Offered:

  • Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Medical Assisting
  • Long-Term Certificate (TC) in CCMA Development Prep, Medical Office Administration, Medical Scribe Professional, Outpatient Insurance Coding

Outcome Preparation:

  • Prepares students for medical assistant careers
  • Helps students obtain professional certifications like CMA and CCMA

Career Growth:

  • High demand for medical assistants, with a projected 16% job growth from 2021 to 2031

Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Competencies in medical terminology, clinical practice, insurance coding, and laboratory techniques.

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

From Ivy Tech Community College's website

The Medical Assisting program at Ivy Tech Community College is a cost-effective choice for your health care education. The total cost to complete the certificate program is $6,633. This cost covers all the necessary tuition fees for the entire program. Please note that this cost may vary depending on specific circumstances, but it provides a solid estimate of what you can expect to invest in your future in the health care field.

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

The medical assisting certificate at Ivy Tech takes 39 credit hours, 2-3 semesters, to complete.

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About Ivy Tech Community College

Ivy Tech Community College is Indiana's largest public postsecondary institution, offering a variety of programs at affordable tuition rates. 

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