Medical Assisting

Wayne County Schools Career Center

Medical Assisting

Smithville, Ohio

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Updated May 13, 2024

The Program equips students with a diverse set of skills in medical procedures and professional conduct, offering hands-on experience and various credentials. Graduates can pursue employment in medical facilities with growth opportunities in the field.

Skills Taught:

  • Perform a wide range of medical procedures in various health care roles
  • Apply advanced diagnostic procedures like phlebotomy, hematology, and pharmacology
  • Practice ethical standards and professionalism in interactions

Program Features:

  • Externship with 170 hours of clinical experience
  • Certificate of Completion & Career Portfolio
  • Opportunity for college credits at partnering universities
  • Credentials include Certified Medical Assistant and ACT National Career Readiness Credential

Career Opportunities:

  • Employment in medical facilities
  • Preparation for advanced certifications or further education
  • 30 credits towards Associate of Technical Studies upon completion

Outcome:

  • 100% of 2020 graduates employed in the field
  • Anticipated 18% growth in medical assisting field

Entrance Requirements:

  • Passage of WorkKeys Entrance Exam
  • CPR certification
  • Hepatitis B vaccinations
  • Updated tetanus and diphtheria vaccinations
  • Negative TB skin test

Occupational Risks:

  • Exposure to infectious diseases and ergonomic hazards
  • Protections under OSHA for workplace safety

Additional Information:

  • Next start date: Fall 2024
  • Program duration: 12 months, Monday - Thursday 4 - 8 pm
  • Financial Aid available
  • Nurse Aide Module required

For enrollment and details, call 330-669-7070 or visit the program's website.

Tuition: How Much Does Wayne County Schools Career Center's Medical Assisting Program Cost?

From Wayne County Schools Career Center's website

The Medical Assisting program at Wayne County Schools Career Center has a tuition cost of $6,000. In addition to tuition, students should anticipate an additional cost of $2,390 for books and supplies. Please be aware that these costs are subject to change. Financial aid options are available for those who qualify.

Program Length: How Long Is Wayne County Schools Career Center's Medical Assisting Certificate Program?

The program length for the Medical Assisting program at Wayne County Schools Career Center is approximately 12 months long, or 850 hours.

From Wayne County Schools Career Center's website

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About Wayne County Schools Career Center

The Wayne County Schools Career Center is a public vocational school located in Smithville, Ohio, serving students from the public school districts and private schools in Wayne County. 

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