Medical Assistant

Ross College

Medical Assistant

Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Updated May 13, 2024

The Medical Assistant program at Ross Education Center equips students with a diverse set of skills essential for success in health care. Students learn clinical skills such as basic human anatomy and physiology, disease processes, medical terminology, first aid, and assisting with examinations. The program also covers administrative skills like medical charting, filing, word processing, computer information, customer service, and routine office procedures. Additionally, students gain real-world experience through a six-week externship. Ross Education Center emphasizes certification preparation and supports graduates in taking the Registered Medical Assistant exam. The flexible course structure allows students to complete six modules in any order, providing a tailored learning experience. The comprehensive curriculum includes topics like medical office procedures, medical terminology, anatomy & physiology, administration of medicine, and professional growth and communication.

Tuition: How Much Does Ross College's Medical Assisting Program Cost?

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The Medical Assistant Diploma Program at Ross College has a tuition fee of $15,990. In addition to tuition, there is a tech fee of $307. Students should also budget for books, supplies, course materials, and equipment. Living expenses vary depending on whether the student lives with a parent ($4,275) or off-campus ($7,650). Personal expenses also vary, with costs estimated at $5,193 for students living with a parent and $4,093 for those living independently. Transportation expenses are estimated at $1,584. The combined total cost of the program, including tuition and all expenses, is $27,349 for students living with a parent and $30,724 for those living off-campus.

Program Length: How Long Is Ross College's Medical Assisting Certificate Program?

Ross's medical assistant program takes 30 weeks (day students) or 36 weeks (evening students).

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About Ross College

Ross College is a health care education institution that offers training programs in various health care disciplines, including Medical Assistant, Medical Insurance Billing and Office Administration, Dental Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, Veterinary Assistant, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Nursing, Practical Nursing, Veterinary Technology, and Business Management. 

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