Employment of medical assistants is expected to grow by 29.2 percent from 2016 to 2026 (California Employment Development Department) and American Career College can help you build the skills you need to prepare for this rewarding career path.
So if you're exploring medical assistant schools, consider the accredited Medical Assistant program at American Career College. At American Career College, our Medical Assistant Program is designed to help you build both the skills and the confidence that helps prepare you for a rewarding career and an exciting future.
PICK UP THE PACE! Want to fast-track your career as a Medical Assistant? Our accelerated medical assistant training program allows you to earn your diploma in as little as 9 months.
Blended program: This program is taught in a blended format combining online and classroom instruction. You can start the program online and finish on campus.
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The American Career College Medical Assistant program is designed to help you prepare for a rewarding career in an exciting environment like a medical office, clinic, HMO or other health care settings. Today's medical assistants play important roles assisting physicians in these areas:
American Career College's dynamic medical assistant classes are designed to help you quickly develop knowledge and skills in both administrative and clinical procedures relevant to the expectations of today's employers.
The goal of our school's program is to help you graduate with the confidence and qualifications to launch your career* as a medical assistant.
ACC is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
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*ACC cannot guarantee employment.
The accredited Medical Assistant training program is available at the following campus:
Medical assistants may work in physicians' offices and other healthcare facilities, and there is a growing demand for professionals who have been trained to do administrative and clinical duties, which help physicians focus on patient care.
Upon successful completion of the American Career College Medical Assistant program, you may qualify for entry-level positions in the following health care facilities:
A few interesting statistics* about Medical Assistant careers:
Many area employers are very familiar with the quality of ACC's health care training programs and our school's track record for preparing confident, qualified professionals for rewarding careers. Our graduates have been hired by:
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* California Employment Development Department, http://www.labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov/OccGuides/Detail.aspx?Soccode=319092&geography=0601000000
This class curriculum is divided into learning units called modules. Students are required to complete the Introduction to Healthcare class module before beginning the standalone core class modules. The final component of the course curriculum is a 200-hour school externship that will be arranged for you at an appropriate area healthcare facility. Modules for the American Career College Medical Assistant program include:
For a complete description of coursework in these modules, please refer to the ACC Catalog.
Once you have completed your American Career College training and earned your college diploma, you'll be ready to pursue exciting career opportunities as an entry-level Medical Assistant.
As a Medical Assistant, you will often be the first person in an office or clinic to interact with a patient, and you will most likely be responsible for keeping the office organized and running smoothly. Your employer will be counting on you to fill an important position in their hospital, clinic, or doctor's office.
Your day-to-day responsibilities may include:
A commitment to your career can result in the ongoing development of your skills and increased opportunities for advancement. Even after you start your career, American Career College’s Career Services team will remain committed to providing you with the school resources, support and personalized assistance you need to keep your career on track.
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