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Earn Your Medical Assisting Certificate with Carrington College in as Few as 9 Months.

For those interested in joining the fast-paced world of a medical office without the years and years of training medical school would require, medical assisting can be a good career option. A medical assistant plays a vital role in many medical offices, hospitals and outpatient care centers.

Medical assistants help patients, nurses, and physicians throughout a medical office or clinic. They combine interesting medical work, such as taking vitals or administering medication, with day-to-day tasks of a medical office, such as scheduling appointments or completing clerical work.

Whether working in the medical field has been a long-held dream, or you’re newly interested in the field, here’s what you should know about medical assisting and how to become a medical assistant.

Why Carrington College

Carrington College can prepare you for a health care career. Our focus is to help change your life for the better through education. That’s more than our purpose; it’s our promise to you.

At Carrington, you can receive a quality college education at any of our locations in seven western states.

You can work toward your choice of a bachelor’s degree, associate degree or certificate level education.

You can count on us to help you learn about options for funding your education such as loans, grants, and scholarships1.

You can enjoy a small college experience, where you can get the attention you deserve. Here, your instructor will not only know you by name, they can get to know you as a person.

You will know what to expect from your career in the real world, because many of our instructors bring practical working experience from their field into the classroom.

Many of our programs are designed to provide you with “hands-on” training that uses the technologies and processes that are used in the field, allowing you to build your confidence while you “learn by doing” as quickly and thoroughly as possible. You will have access to helpful services like tutorial assistance and career services to help you make the most of your college experience.

Many of our programs are designed to connect you with the community through clinical rotations or externships with medical professionals to help build your résumé while you’re still in school. You’ll feel confident knowing that Carrington College offers a high-quality education. In fact, Carrington College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges2.

Your dream is important to us and we’ll prove that to you every day you’re a Carrington student.

That’s our promise. Now let us help you realize your potential.

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