PROGRAM HIGHLIGHT MEDICAL ASSISTING

Medical-Assisting-Carrington-CollegeWould you like a rewarding career where you could work with physicians and patients every day?  Do you like the idea of being certified in one of the fastest growing occupations in the country*?  If you are a compassionate, caring individual with an appetite to learn, then you should consider studying Medical Assisting at Carrington College California.

Well trained, knowledgeable healthcare professionals, Medical Assistants have the skills to help doctors provide care in a variety of health care settings.  They take vitals, perform injections, and draw blood; point of care testing, in office surgery assisting, and provide patient education, as well as perform administrative tasks.

Students on the Carrington College California Medical Assisting program engage in vibrant discussion, they role play, and have ample opportunity for clinical practice, including an externship to hone their skills.  Culminating in a Certificate of Achievement or an Associate of Science degree, graduates must pass the relevant National Certification Exam to attain the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) or Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) credential.

Find out more by calling an Enrollment Services Representative at 1.877.204.5818, or by visiting carrington.edu/ccc/programs/medical-assisting.

* The U.S. Bureau of Labor & Statistics 1 predicted that Medical Assistant jobs will grow 34% between 2008 and 2018, making it one of the fastest growing occupations in the U.S. Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook (2010-11 Ed.).

For comprehensive consumer information, please visit www.carrington.edu/ccc/programs/medical-assisting

Program availability varies by location.

1 http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos164.htm

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