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MEDICAL ASSISTING, A.A.S.

Vital careers begin here; take advantage of the expanding healthcare industry and become an integral part of a medical team today! Plaza’s Medical Assisting (AAS) degree program is designed to provide students with strong clinical and administrative skills to be able to handle both front and back medical office assignments, working with patients, doctors, medical records, and much more.

OPPORTUNITIES BEGIN HERE

  • Medical Assistants are qualified to work in hospitals, doctors’ offices, ambulatory care centers, and other healthcare organizations, and are certified to take vital signs and patient histories, perform CLIA waiver tests, draw blood, administer EKGs, assist with health exam procedures, perform laboratory tests, and much more.
  • All graduates become Registered Medical Assistants (RMA), which is a national certification credential. Data provided on the 2016 Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB) Annual Report Form shows that the 5-year average for placement of Plaza's graduates in medical assisting or a related field is 83.11 percent.

GRADUATE CAREER READY

  • Our comprehensive externship program will connect you with the real world experience you need for your career, and our Career Services Department will help place you in your ideal career upon graduation!
  • Plaza’s Medical Assisting program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).

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