Medical Assisting Associate Degree

Southern Maine Community College

Medical Assisting Associate Degree

South Portland, Maine

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Updated May 13, 2024

The Medical Assisting Associate Degree Program at Southern Maine Community College offers comprehensive training in various medical procedures and administrative tasks to prepare students for roles in health care.

Key Skills Taught:

  • Drawing blood
  • Administering injections
  • Assisting with exams and surgical procedures
  • Taking vital signs
  • Direct patient care
  • Performing electrocardiograms
  • Patient education
  • Telephone triage
  • Receptionist skills
  • Filing
  • Insurance reimbursement and billing procedures
  • Medical coding
  • Correspondence and scheduling appointments

Program Features:

  • Includes a 160-hour practicum in a medical practice environment
  • Pathways to roles like EKG Technician, Medical Assistant, Medical Office Assistant, or Phlebotomy Technician
  • Offers transfer agreements with universities for further education

For more information, visit the Southern Maine Community College website for details on program outcomes and opportunities.

Tuition: How Much Does Southern Maine Community College's Medical Assisting Program Cost?

From Southern Maine Community College's website

The Medical Assisting Associate Degree at Southern Maine Community College offers affordable education with a full-time tuition and fees cost of $3,880 per year. This cost is based on an average three-credit class costing less than $400. Please note that this cost does not include any additional program costs that may apply. The total cost may vary depending on the number of credits taken each quarter.

Program Length: How Long Is Southern Maine Community College's Medical Assisting Associate Program?

The Medical Assistant Associate in Applied Science program at Southern Maine Community College requires 66 credits to complete.

From Southern Maine Community College's website

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