Medical Assistant

Milwaukee Area Technical College Medical Assistant Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Updated May 13, 2024

This program focuses on equipping students with essential skills in health care administration and patient care, ensuring compliance with regulations and demonstrating professionalism and safety in medical settings.

Key Skills Taught:

  • Performing medical office administrative functions
  • Providing patient care in accordance with regulations
  • Performing medical laboratory procedures
  • Demonstrating professionalism in a health care setting
  • Demonstrating safety and emergency practices in a health care setting

Features Offered:

  • Comprehensive curriculum covering various aspects including medical terminology, digital literacy, administrative and clinical procedures, and more
  • Entry requirements include certification in Basic Life Support CPR for Healthcare Providers and First Aid Training
  • High job placement rate of 81.66% over five years
  • Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

Possible Careers:

  • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)
  • Medical Assistant Office Manager

Tuition: How Much Does Milwaukee Area Technical College's Medical Assisting Program Cost?

From Milwaukee Area Technical College's website

The Medical Assisting program at Milwaukee Area Technical College requires a total of 33 credits for an Associate Degree/Diploma. The tuition and fees for residents are structured based on the number of credits taken. For instance, 3 credits cost $514.65, 6 credits cost $1,029.30, 12 credits cost $2,058.60, and 15 credits cost $2,573.25. Please note that these costs are estimates and the total cost may vary depending on the number of credits taken each quarter.

Program Length: How Long Is Milwaukee Area Technical College's Medical Assisting Diploma Program?

The program length for the Medical Assistant program at MATC is 18 months.

From Milwaukee Area Technical College's website

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About Milwaukee Area Technical College

Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) is a public two-year vocational-technical college based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

With day, evening, and weekend classes at campuses in downtown Milwaukee, Oak Creek, West Allis, and Mequon, MATC offers over 170 degree, diploma, and certificate programs across a variety of fields, including healthcare, IT, manufacturing, and more. The institution is committed to providing affordable, high-quality education and has a strong focus on workforce development and job training. MATC also offers adult education programs, including GED and HSED classes, and runs the PBS stations WMVS and WMVT.

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