Medical Assisting

Porter and Chester Institute Medical Assisting Bridgeport, Connecticut

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Updated May 13, 2024

The Medical Assisting Program equips students with a diverse skill set essential for a career in health care. From patient care skills to healthcare administration, hands-on training, and soft skills, the program focuses on preparing students for the demands of the industry.

Skills Taught:

  • Patient Care Skills: Clinical skills like patient histories, medical tests, and patient-physician liaison
  • Healthcare Administration Skills: Managing records, scheduling, and insurance processing
  • Hands-on Training: Practical experience with medical equipment and real-world externships
  • Soft Skills: Workplace professionalism, patient interaction, and employability

Program Features:

  • Hybrid Learning: Blend of online and on-campus instruction for flexibility
  • Credentialing Exam Review: Prep for national exams like Certified Medical Assistant
  • Job Outlook: Growing opportunities for Medical Assistants with career services support
  • Qualified Instructors: Experienced professionals dedicated to student success

Tuition: How Much Does Porter and Chester Institute's Medical Assisting Program Cost?

From Porter and Chester Institute's website

The Medical Assisting Diploma Program at Porter & Chester Institute has a tuition cost of $18,384. This cost is exclusive of other fees that may be associated with the program. Please note that this is the in-state tuition cost, and out-of-state tuition costs may vary. It's important to consider all potential costs when planning for your education in health care.

Program Length: How Long Is Porter and Chester Institute's Medical Assisting Diploma Program?

The program length for the Medical Assisting program is 10 months.

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About Porter and Chester Institute

Porter and Chester Institute is a career and technical school with locations in Connecticut and Massachusetts, offering certificate degrees. 

Porter and Chester Institute is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) and the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).

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