How to become a Medical Assistant
Career Technical Institute (CTI) can help you become a Medical Assistant. Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that Medical Assistant jobs are projected to grow, offering a future full of opportunity. Plus, working with doctors and other healthcare professionals to deliver supportive care to patients can mean living a rewarding and fulfilling life.
CTI provides an innovative Medical Assistant Program that offers a fun, collaborative environment, with both classroom and hands-on lab opportunities that will give you the knowledge and skills you need to thrive in a dynamic healthcare setting.
In about 40 weeks, training as a medical assistant, you will learn how to administer medication, monitor vital signs, take blood, assist with exams and perform supportive administrative tasks. This medical assistant program also offers real-world experience through an unpaid externship at a local medical office or healthcare facility.
Both day and evening classes are available and here is a glimpse into what you’ll learn:
- Phlebotomy and Hematology
- Pharmacology and Minor Office Surgery
- Prenatal Care and the Reproductive System
- Medical Insurance and Medical Records
- Digestive and Urinary Systems
- Skeletal and Muscular Systems
- Medical Office Management
- Medical Billing and Collections
- Medical Coding
Is a Medical Assisting Career Right for You?
Take the CTI “Medical Professional Career Training Readiness Quiz”
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Students interested in a medical assistant certification will find that CTI’s courses focus on the skills and knowledge needed to help them with that goal. CTI offers enjoyable, fun, hands-on training with the equipment and tools used in today’s industry. You will get the maximum amount of training in the minimum amount of time, all while having a great experience that will last you a lifetime!
If you would like to learn more about program costs, use our net price calculator for an estimate.