Education Details

Medical Assistant
Award type: Certificate of Completion
Perry Technical Institute

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Program Overview for Medical Assistant
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Perry Technical Institute
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Program contact
Kindra Heintz
(509) 453-0374, ext 5865
Program description
The Medical Assistant program prepares students for entry-level positions with medical offices and hospitals. Students will be equipped with hands-on skills in office administration as well as clinical and patient care. Medical assistants are commonly employed in physicians offices, outpatient clinics, health maintenance organizations, and hospitals. The program consists of three quarters of coursework followed by an externship with a local employer during the fourth quarter.The goal of the Medical Assistant program is to prepare graduates for entry-level positions as medical assistants.The Medical Assistant program is 12 months in length (four quarters). The courses prepare students to take the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) examination. The student will earn 74.5 credit hours which are 1,344 clock hours. Tuition is payable on a quarterly basis. There are four quarters in an academic year.This training program concludes with an externship off campus. The student to teacher ratio for the Medical Assistant program is no greater than 26:1.
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Program Information
Length of training
12 Months
Award type
Certificate of Completion
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Locations offered
Main Location view map
Public transportation service: Yakima Transit

Offered evenings/weekends
Offered onlineno
Entrance requirements
HS Diploma, Entrance Exam, Background Check for Employment Eligibility
Certification/license required to work in this field
Registered Medical Assistant
Certification/license obtained as part of training program
Registered Medical Assistant
Certification/license test preparation provided
Registered Medical Assistant