Certified Medical Assistant

Triton College

Certified Medical Assistant

River Grove, Illinois

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Updated May 13, 2024

The Certified Medical Assistant Program at Triton College equips students with key clinical and administrative skills essential for a career in health care. The program offers a multi-skilled approach to allied health care, providing opportunities for quick entry into the field, career diversity, and personal fulfillment.

Key Skills Taught:

  • Clinical tasks include recording patient histories, vital sign measurement, aiding in examinations and treatments, laboratory specimen collection and testing, patient education, medication administration, and diagnostic testing.
  • Administrative tasks cover reception management, appointment scheduling, medical records maintenance, and financial and insurance-related duties.

Program Features:

  • Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
  • Median full-time compensation around $20 per hour or $40,000 annually
  • Strong employment growth projected for medical assistants
  • Program outcomes for 2021:
  • Retention: 93%
  • Job Placement: 69%
  • Exam Passage: 86%

For further details or to attend an information session, contact (708) 456-0300 Ext. 3474 or visit Triton College's website.

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

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

The program length for the Certified Medical Assistant program at Triton College will take 3 semesters  or about 32 credit hours.

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Triton College is a vibrant and diverse community located in River Grove, Illinois.

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