Medical Assisting

Porter and Chester Institute Medical Assisting Waterbury, Connecticut

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Updated May 13, 2024

The Medical Assisting Program equips students with a diverse set of skills, ranging from patient care to health care administration, through hands-on training and emphasis on soft skills.

Skills Taught:

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

Program Features:

  • Hybrid Learning: Blend of online and on-campus instruction
  • Credentialing Exam Review: Prep for Certified Medical Assistant or Registered Medical Assistant exams
  • Job Outlook: Growing opportunities with career services support
  • Qualified Instructors: Guidance from 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 program at Porter and Chester Institute offers both Day & Evening Sessions. The tuition for this program is $18,384. Please note, this tuition does not include the materials fee. An additional materials fee of $1,896 is required, bringing the total cost of the program to $20,280. This cost does not include any potential out-of-state fees as they were not provided.

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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