Medical Assisting

San Antonio College Medical Assisting San Antonio, Texas

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Updated May 13, 2024

The Medical Assisting program equips students with a diverse skill set, covering administrative, computerized office management, and clinical procedures. Graduates are prepared for versatile roles in healthcare, particularly in physician's offices.

Skills Taught:

  • Administrative Procedures: manual scheduling, bookkeeping, maintaining medical records, and handling insurance claims
  • Computerized Office Management: tasks within a computerized system, like scheduling, billing, collections, and managing electronic records
  • Clinical Procedures: tasks such as EKGs, urinalysis, phlebotomy, injections, wound care, vital signs, and more

Program Features:

  • Comprehensive Curriculum offering Certificate Level II and an Associate of Applied Science degree
  • Accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
  • Industry Recognition as the first accredited medical assisting program in the US
  • Occupational Risks Awareness educating on hazards and workplace safety
  • Credentialing Exam Preparation for national exams enhancing employability
  • Job Placement Assistance ensuring successful workforce entry
  • Personalized Instruction focusing on individualized training and practical experience
  • Experienced Faculty guiding students with hands-on training and theoretical knowledge

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

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Program Length: How Long Is San Antonio College's Medical Assisting Associate Program?

The program length for the Medical Assistant Associate Degree is a 60-credit hours degree

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About San Antonio College

San Antonio College (SAC) is a public community college located in San Antonio, Texas. 

 It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). 

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