Medical Assistant

Waukesha County Technical College

Medical Assistant

Pewaukee, Wisconsin

Diploma
Hybrid
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Updated May 13, 2024

The program teaches key skills in administrative duties, clinical tasks, specialized procedures, and interpersonal communication essential in health care settings.

Key Skills Taught:

  • Administrative Duties: Performing tasks in healthcare administration
  • Clinical Duties: Conducting tests, administering medications, health history, and vital signs
  • Specialized Tasks: Performing EKGs and other medical procedures
  • Interpersonal Skills: Developing communication skills for collaboration

Program Features:

  • Certification Preparation: Equips students for the American Association of Medical Assistants exam
  • High Exam Passage Rate: Achieved a 93.7% pass rate for the CMA (AAMA) Exam in 2020
  • Accreditation: Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
  • Career Opportunities: Pathways to roles like Certified Medical Assistants, Lab Assistants, or Patient Care Assistants
  • Technical Standards: Students must meet industry technical standards
  • Financial Aid: Eligible for various financial aid options
  • Clinical Site Compliance: Adherence to safety protocols at clinical sites

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

From Waukesha County Technical College's website

The 32-credit Technical Diploma at Waukesha County Technical College has different tuition rates for Wisconsin residents and out-of-state students. For Wisconsin residents, the cost per credit for standard WCTC courses is $146.20 through May 31, 2024, and $149.50 beginning June 1, 2024. This brings the estimated tuition cost to approximately $4,678 to $4,784. For out-of-state students, the cost per credit is $219.30 for in-person classes and $156.20 for online classes through May 31, 2024. Starting June 1, 2024, the cost per credit increases to $224.25 for in-person classes and $159.50 for online classes. Please note that these costs do not include any additional fees.

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

The program length for the Medical Assistant program at Waukesha County Technical College is 1 year.

From Waukesha County Technical College's website

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About Waukesha County Technical College

Waukesha County Technical College (WCTC) is a public community college in Waukesha County, Wisconsin, with campuses in Pewaukee and Waukesha. 

WCTC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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