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Medical Assisting- Diploma

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Are you interested in the medical field and enjoy helping others? Would you like to work as a medical assistant in a busy, multifaceted medical office, hospital, or clinic? Provo College’s Medical Assisting Degree will give you the education you need to begin your healthcare career with confidence. In as little as ten months you can quickly get into an in-demand career.

To learn more about Medical Assistant training and how to get your degree, contact us today. Our Medical Assisting courses are available at our Provo, Utah campus.

Program Overview

The program prepares students for the National Certification Exam for Medical Assistants. This exam is administered on campus and may be taken through the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT). Certification exam fees are the responsibility of the students.

Students may be eligible to sit for the following certifications through NCCT during their last term or upon program completion:

  1. Medical Assistant
  2. ECG Technician
  3. Phlebotomy Technician

Medical Assisting graduates are trained in:

  • Microbiology, hematology, venipuncture, and urinalysis
  • Transcription and charting
  • Patient gowning, draping, vital signs, and ECGs
  • Minor surgical assisting
  • Injections and pharmacology

Average program length:

Diploma in Medical Assisting – 10 months

Job Titles for Medical Assisting Graduates:

  • Clinical Medical Assistant
  • Medical Office Manager
  • Phlebotomy Technician
  • ECG Technician
  • Front Office Manager