Medical Assisting

Lake Washington Institute of Technology

Medical Assisting

Kirkland, Washington

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Updated May 13, 2024

The Medical Assisting program at Lake Washington Institute of Technology equips students with essential skills in anatomy, medical terminology, pharmacology, patient care, communication, and English language proficiency. The program also includes training in physical demands required in health care. Graduates are eligible for the Certified Medical Assistant exam and can pursue diverse roles in clinical and administrative settings. Additional support is available for students aiming for the Medical Office Administration Certificate of Completion. Admission requirements include completing LWTech's general online application and passing a background check. Medical Assistants have high career prospects, with a 71% job placement rate for LWTech graduates in 2020.

For more information on admission, course formats, and upcoming information sessions, visit Lake Washington Institute of Technology Medical Assisting page.

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About Lake Washington Institute of Technology

The Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) is a public community college located in Kirkland, Washington.

Established in 1949, LWTech offers a variety of programs with a focus on technical education, preparing students for employment, career change, or upskilling. 

The college is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities at the associate degree level and baccalaureate degree level, offering bachelor's degrees in areas such as Applied Design, Public Health, Transportation and Logistics Management, Behavioral Health Care, Dental Hygiene, Digital Gaming and Interactive Media, Funeral Service Education, and Computing and Software Development.

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