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Become a Certified Medical Assistant

Our Medical Assistant program is designed to prepare students to work with the office and clinical staff in doctor’s offices and other clinical settings. Upon graduation, students will be capable of interacting with patients in a courteous way while completing medical tasks.

Become a Certified Medical Assistant

Our Medical Assistant program is designed to prepare students to work with the office and clinical staff in doctor’s offices and other clinical settings. Upon graduation, students will be capable of interacting with patients in a courteous way while completing medical tasks.

WHAT TO EXPECT

At the end of this eight-month course, students will have learned:

At the end of this eight-month course, students will have learned:

  • Front office administrative skills
  • Medical terminology, ethics and law
  • Word processing
  • Phlebotomy techniques
  • Injections
  • Universal precautions
  • Vital signs
  • Pharmacology
  • Urinalysis
  • Application of aseptic techniques and infection control
  • Electrocardiograph
  • Interviewing & recording of patient history
  • The use and care of diagnostic equipment

Once completed, students are eligible to become nationally certified Medical Assistants through the American Medical Certification Association (AMCA) in four areas. These certifications include:

  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant
  • Certified Administrative Medical Assistant
  • Certified Phlebotomy Technician
  • Certified EKG Technician

EXTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Students spend ten weeks gaining real-world experience by applying their newly learned skills in local medical facilities.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Graduates of this program can successfully step into roles as an Administrative Medical Assistant, Clinical Medical Assistant, Phlebotomy Technician, or EKG Technician.

What Our Students Say

“I would like to acknowledge Ms. Valles who went way beyond my expectations of an amazing professor. Thank you so much for getting me where I am at and what my future holds for my son and I. Your the best!!!”

Ana I.

“If you’re interested in extending your knowledge in the medical field, this is the best place to attend. The instructors are willing to work with you at all times and it is a different atmosphere than any other training school -  you’ll feel like family, not like a stranger here. I recommend it!”

Virginia C.

“Best decision I've ever made was choosing this school. Mrs. Hernandez (was amazing, I learned so much!!”

Mallory C.

PROGRAM DETAILS

There are 13 courses in this program for a total of 42.5 QTR credit hours.

  • 150.1 MA Basic Anatomy
  • 129.1 Basic Anatomy
  • 130.1 MA Medical Terminology I
  • 131.1 MA Medical Terminology II
  • 132.1 Clinical Skills I
  • 133.1 Clinical Skills II
  • 134.1 Clinical Skills Ill
  • 135.1 MA Medical Office Mgmt.
  • 136.1 Keyboarding I
  • 137.1 Word Processing I
  • 138.1 Medical Information Systems
  • 139.1 MA Externship
  • 108.1 Job Readiness/National Exam Review

LOCATION AND SCHEDULE

Classes start every four to six weeks.

This course is offered at these locations

TUITION AND FINANCIAL AID

Our goal is to keep our tuition as affordable as possible so you can focus on starting your new career. Through financial aid including grants, scholarships, federal loans, and payment plans, we can help you make your time at The South Texas Training Center a success.

Please visit our Financial Aid page to learn more. 

READY TO GET STARTED?

Your new career is waiting for you.

READY TO GET STARTED?

Your new career is waiting for you.