Medical Assistant

Mid-State Technical College

Medical Assistant

Marshfield, Wisconsin

Diploma
Hybrid
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Updated May 13, 2024

The Medical Assistant Program at Mid-State Technical College equips students with a diverse skill set essential for success in the health care industry.

Key Skills Taught:

  • Clinical Skills: Assisting in patient care, performing procedures, and handling medical equipment
  • Clerical Skills: Covering administrative tasks and medical office procedures
  • Medical Terminology: Learning industry-specific terms
  • Communication: Emphasizing workplace communication and modern health care practices

Features Offered:

  • Accreditation: Program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
  • Simulation Center: Practical experience in a cutting-edge Healthcare Simulation Center
  • Certification Preparation: Eligibility for national certification exams
  • Instructors: Experienced faculty like Tom Ekstrand, Kayla Johnson, and Nichol Soik provide hands-on training

Career Opportunities:

  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Records Clerk
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Dental Aide
  • Optometric Assistant
  • Patient Services Representative

Upon program completion, students are prepared for a successful career in health care.

Tuition: How Much Does Mid-State Technical College's Medical Assisting Program Cost?

From Mid-State Technical College's website

The Medical Assistant program at Mid-State Technical College has an estimated total cost of $6,461 for the 2023/24 academic year. This cost includes tuition and fees of approximately $4,880, books estimated at $1,036, and additional costs for supplies, uniforms, and/or exams around $545. Please note that these costs are estimates and actual costs may vary. Financial aid is available for eligible students to help offset these costs.

Program Length: How Long Is Mid-State Technical College's Medical Assisting Diploma Program?

The Medical Assistant program at Mid-State Technical College has a length of one year.

From Mid-State Technical College's website

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About Mid-State Technical College

Mid-State Technical College is a public technical college located in central Wisconsin with campuses in Adams, Marshfield, Stevens Point, and Wisconsin Rapids. 

It offers over 60 associate degrees and technical diplomas. The college is dedicated to providing career-focused education and has a strong emphasis on hands-on learning. Mid-State Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association (NCA).

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