The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics ranks Medical Assisting as one of the fastest growing occupations with a projected employment growth of more than 36% between 2012 and 2022.
Get trained as a Medical Assistant at A-Technical College (ATC) and imagine going to work each day contributing to the health of others as part of a medical team. Becoming a Medical Assistant is perfect for those who want to help others. Attending ATC is a great way to prepare to be part of one of the fastest-growing professions in the health care industry. ATC fully prepares our students to enter the job market with a program involving classroom theory, lab procedures and externship.
980 clock hours – 26 semester credit units 5 hours per day – Monday through Friday, includes 160 click hours of externship
The ATC Medical Assistant student will learn all aspects of supporting a medical office including all administrative and clinical procedures in clinics or hospitals. ATC Medical Assistant curriculum teaches both the Administrative component and the Clinical Component of the Front and Back Office of a physician’s clinic. Students will have the knowledge, skills and proficiency in office management, accounting and billing, EKG/clinical history/vital signs taking, patient’s exam preparation, phlebotomy, vaccines, routine laboratory procedures, minor surgical procedures, pharmacology, nutrition and infection control. Students will have hands-on experience in a clinical facility during their externship. The graduate student will receive a Medical Assistant Diploma and CPR card.
Training for a new career is easier than you think! Contact one of our Admissions Representatives today at (213) 747-8292 to learn more about our programs.
With more than 30 years of experience, ATC has earned a solid reputation for high quality academic programs developed to fulfill the needs of the local community for the best job placement and career opportunities.
We are accredited through the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET) and approved by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education for the State of California (BPPE).
ATC offers Federal Financial Aid to those who qualify.