Would you like to learn the skills you need to help you join one of the fastest growing professions1 in healthcare, giving you the opportunity to apply for a position in a physician’s office, clinic, or health care center? The Medical Assisting certificate or associate degree program at our San Jose campus can provide you with the level of expertise that an employer would expect of an entry-level Medical Assistant2.
Medical Assistants are versatile team members; they prep patients, measure vital signs, sterilize medical instruments, give injections, and perform front office administration functions. This versatility and consequent ability to help a medical office function more efficiently is one reason why the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics has forecast that employment of Medical Assistants will grow much faster than the average for all occupations.1
So if you’re looking to join the medical community in a position where you can provide direct patient care, consider studying the Medical Assisting program at Carrington College in San Jose:
- The program culminates in a Certificate of Achievement or Associate of Science degree in Medical Assisting
- Our San Jose campus Medical Assisting program prepares students to sit for the national certification exams to attain the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) credential and the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) credential.3
- Enjoy practical training and hands-on experience during an externship that prepares you for life after school
- The San Jose Medical Assisting certificate program can usually be completed in as few as 9 months4
How does Carrington prepare its graduates ?
Graduates of our San Jose Medical Assisting program should leave us with the skills and the confidence to:
- Use a variety of medical techniques, materials, and equipment to perform diagnostic tests
- Accurately and efficiently process insurance claims
- Provide patients with compassionate care and perform office administration duties
- Demonstrate their communication, critical thinking, and information management skills
- Display their personal and professional development, while always showing respect and responsibility
Medical Assisting is a fast growing profession – Enroll today San Jose!
Our Medical Assisting program has classes enrolling soon in San Jose. So if you would like to find out more about joining a growing, dynamic industry that needs a new generation of medical professionals to increase efficiency, talk to a Carrington College Enrollment Services Representative today.
According to ONet Online, employment of medical assistants is expected to grow 22% from 2012 to 2022.5 So make a call today and discover how you can get started with an education that could help you join one of the country’s fastest growing healthcare professions.
Click here for student outcomes data, based on the most recent annual report submitted to the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB) and the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).