Medical Assisting Technology

Northwest-Shoals Community College

Medical Assisting Technology

Muscle Shoals, Alabama

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Updated May 13, 2024

The Medical Assisting Technology Program at Northwest Shoals Community College equips students with essential skills in patient care, administrative tasks, phlebotomy, and medical billing and coding, preparing them for careers in diverse health care settings.

Key Skills Taught:

  • Patient Care: Assisting physicians in patient care
  • Administrative Skills: Billing, coding, and office transcription
  • Phlebotomy: Short-Term certificate for work in labs and clinics
  • Medical Billing and Coding: Clinical and administrative functions

Program Features:

  • Accreditations from CAAHEP and MAERB
  • High job placement and graduate satisfaction rates
  • Occupational growth projection of 18% by 2030
  • Specific eligibility criteria for students

For more information, contact Northwest Shoals Community College.

Tuition: How Much Does Northwest-Shoals Community College's Medical Assisting Program Cost?

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Program Length: How Long Is Northwest-Shoals Community College's Medical Assisting Associate Program?

The program length for the Associate of Science in Medical Assisting Technology at NWSCC is 69-78 credit hours.

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About Northwest-Shoals Community College

Northwest Shoals Community College (NWSCC) is a comprehensive two-year college located in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, serving the northwest Alabama region. 

The College operates two campuses: the Shoals Campus in Muscle Shoals and the Phil Campbell Campus in Phil Campbell, offering a range of programs in areas such as adult education, career technical programs, health studies, and university transfer programs.

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