Medical Assisting

Savannah Technical College Medical Assisting Savannah, Georgia

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Updated May 13, 2024

The Medical Assisting Program equips students with essential skills to perform administrative and clinical tasks in various medical settings, preparing them for diverse roles in health care.

Skills Taught:

  • Performing administrative and clinical tasks in medical offices
  • Handling both administrative and clinical duties in small practices
  • Specializing in specific areas in large practices
  • Interacting with others and managing multiple responsibilities
  • Working full-time in a 40-hour week with potential for part-time, evening, or weekend shifts

Program Features:

  • Prepares students for work in physicians' offices, podiatrists', chiropractors', and other health practitioners' offices
  • Expected job growth of 34% by 2018 due to health care industry expansion
  • Increasing demand for support personnel, especially medical assistants
  • Opportunities for formal training or certification as medical assistants
  • Competitive admissions criteria for the program
  • Fall semester start with applications accepted starting April 1
  • Offered within the Health Science Programs with specific deadlines for applications
  • Various academic success resources available for students
  • Opportunities for scholarships through STC
  • Diverse options for specialized learning such as online courses and continuing education

For more information on the Medical Assisting Diploma program, visit this link.

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

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Program Length: How Long Is Savannah Technical College's Medical Assisting Diploma Program?

The program length for the Medical Assisting Diploma program at Savannah Technical College is 5 semesters (54 credit hours).

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About Savannah Technical College

Savannah Technical College (STC) is a leading technical education institution in Coastal Georgia, offering quality, market-driven programs to serve the community.

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