Our Mesquite Medical Assisting program offers our students the hands-on, practical Medical Assisting training they need to help them succeed in their career; and as Medical Assisting is forecast to be one of the fastest growing occupations over the coming years1, it could prove to be a hale and hearty career choice!
The Medical Assisting certificate program at our Carrington College campus in Mesquite, TX teaches students the skills necessary to perform entry-level medical assistant duties in workplaces like hospitals, clinics, assisted living homes, and private practices. Medical Assistants help doctors and colleagues by handling simple clinical procedures, such as taking blood or giving injections, and handling administration tasks that keep front offices running smoothly.
If you’re looking at Mesquite medical schools then consider the Carrington College Medical Assisting (MA) certificate program:
- Mesquite students can enjoy an interesting mix of clinical instruction, lectures, and a hands-on externship
- The Mesquite MA program comprises 3 educational areas: Clinical, Administrative, and Externship
- Our Mesquite campus Medical Assisting program prepares students to sit for the national certification exam to attain the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) credential.2
Learn a range of skills on our Mesquite Medical Assisting program
Graduates of our Mesquite Medical Assistant training program can gain knowledge of the clinical, laboratory and administrative responsibilities expected of a Medical Assistant. A Medical Assistant’s assigned tasks can vary from office to office, but our graduates should have the skills and the confidence to:
- Perform and assist with routine patient procedures and care
- Conduct a variety of diagnostic tests using a range of equipment, materials and techniques
- Process insurance claims
- Undertake bookkeeping and clerical tasks
- Display their aptitude in critical thinking, information management, personal and professional development, communication skills, respect and responsibility
Let us prepare you for the Medical Assisting career
Our new professional pathway program is designed to prepare students to search for and find entry level positions in the Medical Assisting field. In addition to the Medical Assisting curriculum, our Student Resource Advocates and Career Services faculty teach students on subjects such as goal setting, portfolio and resume building, emotional intelligence, maximizing resources, benefits of completing an externship, and how to build diverse relationships. Students will experience lectures along with interaction, such as mock interviewing. Contact your campus registrar for exact days and times.
Enjoy Medical Assisting classes on Mesquite’s Green Campus
While you work on earning your Medical Assisting certificate at our Mesquite, Texas campus, you can also enjoy all of our energy-saving amenities we have available. Carrington College’s brand new facility has green features throughout the campus, making it a healthier place for students because of better air quality. A few of the ways we’ve made our campus sustainable are by using low-flow plumbing fixtures, recycled construction materials, and providing easy access for alternate public transportation. We also provide bicycle storage and changing rooms for students who want to ride their bikes to campus.
Mesquite Texas – A healthy place to start a Medical Assisting career
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of medical assistants is expected to grow 29% from 2012 to 2022, and that is much faster than the average for all occupations1. Our Medical Mesquite Assisting program will be enrolling classes soon, so why not talk your options through with a Carrington College Enrollment Services Representative?
The Mesquite MA program culminates in a Certificate of Achievement in Medical Assisting.