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Medical Administrative Assistant/Secretary

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Associate's degree, IHE Certificate of Completion

Method of Delivery

Hybrid or blended

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends

Instructional Program (CIP)

Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary. 510716

Description

The Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assisting is an Accredited Associate Degree Program. The two-year program provides students with competence in the cognitive (knowledge,) psychomotor (skills,) and affective (behaviors) areas to prepare for employment in ambulatory care as an entry-level medical assistant.

Medical assistants perform administrative and clinical duties in ambulatory care settings such as clinics, physician’s offices, walk-in clinics and specialty practices. Duties include but are not limited to, preparing exam room, obtaining vital signs, greeting and scheduling patients, patient referrals, administering medications, and obtaining patient specimens.

The WCCC Medical Assisting Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). More information about CAAHEP may be found at www.caahep.org.; 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 3376; 727-210-2350. Graduates are eligible to sit for the Certified Medical Assisting (CMA) examination or the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) upon completion of the program.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, “Employment of medical assistants is projected to grow twenty-nine percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations.”

Details

Hours

32

Entrance Requirements

None

School

Washington County Community College

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Training Location(s)

Calais

Local WIB

1 - Northeastern Workforce Board

Type of Attainment:

Not available

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

TItle IV Federal Financial Aid

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - New England Schools & Colleges

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?

No

Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$1,400.00 Est Yearly costs

Graduation Fees

$75.00

In-State/District Tuition

$94.00 Per credit hour

Other Fees

$1,390.00 Required Fees based on Tuition Charge

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$188.00 Per credit hour

Total In-State Program Cost

$2,959.00

Total Out-of-State Program Cost

$3,053.00

Demand Occupation(s)

31-9092.00Medical Assistants
$15.00 per hour

Provider Status

Approved

Address

One College Drive, Calais, Maine 04619

Phone Number

(207) 454-1000

Fax Number

(207) 454-1092

Last Updated

Jul 01, 2020

Created

May 06, 2016

Renewal

Jan 07, 2020

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