Miller-Motte Technical College Augusta’s Medical Assistant Classes will get you Started in a New Career
Our Medical Assisting program is for people who love being part of a team and are detail-oriented. If you are interested in working in the medical field but don’t think traditional college is for you, training in the field of Medical Assisting may be right for you.
You can join others from Martinez, Grovetown, Evans and Augusta, GA who have started an exciting career in the medical field by earning an Associate of Occupational Science Degree by completing our Medical Assisting program.
This is a Hybrid track program. What does this mean for you? You will take most of your coursework online with video, audio and text-based lessons and interactive discussion groups. You’ll then spend a few hours each week at the campus for face-to-face training. It’s the best of both worlds, for your convenience.
What You can Expect from our Medical Assistant Classes
Miller-Motte Technical College Augusta is a career-focused school dedicated to helping our students feel confident about getting career training. We prepare you for the job market so you can find employment quickly.
Our qualified instructors are committed to sharing their knowledge with you. The curriculum for our Medical Assisting program combines classroom learning with hands-on experience in laboratories and workshops.
Some of the classes you will take during training in the field of Medical Assisting include:
- Integumentary, Skeletal, Muscular, and Gastrointestinal Systems: Students will undertake a system-by-system anatomical study of the human body and basic principles of physiology. This course will cover the structure; functions; and conditions/diseases of the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and gastrointestinal systems. In addition, the medical terminology applicable to these body systems will be addressed, with emphasis on word construction, proper usage, and acceptable medical abbreviations.
- Allied Health Orientation: This course will introduce allied health students to various roles of medical professionals. Student will be trained in scope of practice, legal and ethical responsibilities, and governmental compliance required within allied health professions.
- Extern and Medical Review: The course provides students with the opportunity to practice administrative and clinical skills in a suitable physician’s office or ambulatory health care facility under the supervision of the practicum coordinator and site preceptor. You’ll also prepare for and review information on the national certification exam.
For more information about courses, download our Course Catalog.
Career Options with Your Medical Assistant Training
The medical field is constantly growing. The need for Medical Assistants will grow 29% by 2022, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. With continued growth, you can feel confident in finding many career options as a Medical Assistant.
After graduation, you could work as a Medical Assistant:
With a doctor, you will offer patients care and keep clients happy and relaxed. You’ll maintain records, including billing and coding, and schedule appointments.
You can Start Your Medical Assistant Training Today!
Miller-Motte Technical College Augusta provides you with the courses and training you need to get your career started. We will prepare you for the future that you want. If you are interested in earning an Associate of Occupational Science Degree in Medical Assisting, call us at 800.705.9182 or click here to request more information.*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Medical Assistants,
on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-assistants.htm.