Medical Assisting

Zane State College

Medical Assisting

Zanesville, Ohio

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Updated May 13, 2024

The Medical Assisting Program at Zane State College provides students with the necessary skills for success in health care settings. 

Key Features:

  • Comprehensive Preparation: Students learn administrative and clinical procedures to support patient-physician interactions.
  • Diverse Responsibilities: Graduates master vital sign assessment, medical history taking, basic lab procedures, and administrative tasks.
  • Certification: Completion allows students to sit for the national board exam for Certified Medical Assistants.
  • High Success Rates: In 2020, the program achieved a 100% job placement and certification exam passage rate, with a five-year average satisfaction rate of 100% among graduates and employers.
  • Accreditation: CAAHEP-accredited, ensuring education meets industry standards.
  • Career Opportunities: Graduates work in various health care settings such as physicians' offices, clinics, hospitals, and outpatient facilities.
  • Selective Admission: Applicants need a minimum GPA of 2.5 from high school or previous college work.

For more details, contact program director Shanna Brooks, CMA (AAMA), at

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

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Program Length: How Long Is Zane State College's Medical Assisting Associate Program?

The program length for the Medical Assisting program at Zane State College is 2 years.

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About Zane State College

Zane State College is a public institution located in Zanesville, Ohio, with a total enrollment of 2,223 students. Established in 1969, the college values people and commitment to quality, equity, and stewardship. It offers 30 programs that lead to an associate degree, along with an Electrical Engineering Technology Bachelor's degree. With a semester-based academic year and student-faculty ratio of 20-to-1, Zane State College is dedicated to providing accessible education to students, offering credit for life experiences, and maintaining an open admissions policy. The college also provides support services, including academic and career counseling, placement services for completers, and on-campus day care for students' children.

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