Medical Assisting, Diploma

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Medical Assisting, Diploma Valdosta, Georgia

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Updated May 13, 2024

The Medical Assisting Diploma Program at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College provides students with comprehensive training in medical procedures and administrative tasks, preparing them for roles as Certified Medical Assistants.

Key Skills Taught:

  • Triage patients
  • Perform vital signs
  • Administer lab tests
  • Perform venipunctures
  • Administer immunizations
  • Perform EKGs
  • Assist in a variety of medical procedures

Program Features:

  • Curriculum includes classroom lectures, hands-on laboratory instruction, and clinical experience
  • Emphasis on cognitive, psychomotor, and affective learning domains
  • Requirements include CPR certification, physical examination, immunizations, background check, and drug screen
  • Compliance with CDC, ADA, and OSHA regulations for occupational safety
  • Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
  • Start terms available each Fall semester
  • Eligible for HOPE Career Grant

Career Outcome:

  • Graduates can pursue a career as a Certified Medical Assistant

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

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

The program length for the Medical Assisting, Diploma program at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is 53 hours.

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About Wiregrass Georgia Technical College

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College (WGTC) is a public community college in Valdosta, Georgia, part of the Technical College System of Georgia. 

Established in 2010 from the merger of East Central Technical College and Valdosta Technical College, WGTC serves an eleven-county service area in south-central Georgia, including Atkinston, Ben Hill, Berrien, Brooks, Coffee, Cook, Echols, Irwin, Lanier, Lowndes, and Wilcox counties. 

The college offers associate degrees, diplomas, and technical certificates of credit, and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. WGTC has four full campuses located in Valdosta, Fitzgerald, Douglas, and Sparks, with additional classes taught at Moody Air Force Base and an extended campus in Rochelle.

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