Medical Assistant

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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 the health care industry.

Key Skills Taught:

  • Clinical Skills: Basic human anatomy and physiology, disease processes, medical terminology, first aid, and assisting with examinations.
  • Administrative Skills: Medical charting, filing, word processing, computer information, customer service, and routine office procedures.
  • Externship Experience: Six-week externship for practical application of knowledge in a real-world setting, preparing for entry-level positions.

Additional Features:

  • Certification Preparation: Emphasis on Registered Medical Assistant certification exam support.
  • Flexible Course Structure: Six modules can be completed in any order for customized learning.
  • Comprehensive Curriculum: Covers medical office procedures, medical terminology, anatomy & physiology, medicine administration, and professional growth.

Completing the program readies students to work effectively in various health care settings, contributing meaningfully to patient care and administrative tasks.

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

From Ross College's website

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 Diploma 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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