Education Details

Medical Assistant
Award type: AAS
Skagit Valley College

Program Details  
Program Overview for Medical Assistant
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Skagit Valley College
Program website
Program contact
Tami Mattox or Brianna Sommer
(360) 416-4985 OR (360) 416-7626 OR
Program description
The Medical Assistant AAS Degree/Certificate program prepares students to work as a member of a health care team, performing a broad range of clinical and administrative tasks under the supervision of a physician, physicians assistant or nurse practitioner. Program graduates assist health care professionals in many aspects of medical practice, including patient care management, administrative, and clinical procedures such as: assisting with physical examinations, phlebotomy, administering injections, performing electrocardiograms and instrument sterilization. An experienced medical assistant might serve as an office administrator. Primary employers for medical assistants include: ambulatory health care settings, extended health care facilities, public health agencies, schools medical schools, research institutes and medical insurance firms.
Financial Information
Approximately $1,700 per quarter
Tuition per credit
$118.81 (WA Resident)
Students pay a Student Technology Fee of $5.00 per credit ($40 maximum), a Student Self-Assessed Fee of $1.50 per credit ($15 maximum), a General Fee of $5.50 ($82.50 maximum) and a Technology Fee of $13.00 per credit.
Books and materials
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Supplies, tools, uniform
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Program Information
Length of training
18 Months
Award type
Locations offered
Main Location view map
Public transportation service: Skagit Transit

some courses online
Offered evenings/weekends
Offered onlinesome courses online
Entrance requirements AND
Certification/license required to work in this field
Certification/license obtained as part of training program
Certification/license test preparation provided