Become a Member of the Medical Field with Medical Assistant Training in Cary, NC
If you have strong attention to detail, a love of science and the desire to help others heal, then entering the medical field could be the right career choice for you. Training for a career as a Medical Assistant can prepare you for the workforce and an exciting career in the medical field.
Miller-Motte College offers a Medical Assisting program which will allow you to graduate with your Associate of Applied Science Degree. This will demonstrate to employers that you possess the knowledge and skills required to be an asset to the medical community. Best of all, this program can be completed in as little as 18 months!
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.
Miller-Motte College's Medical Assisting program has helped hundreds of students from the Durham, Morrisville, Cary and Apex areas gain the education required for an exciting, satisfying career. Now it's your turn!
Courses Included in Our Medical Assistant Program
At Miller-Motte College, we're focused on making sure you achieve success. That's why we've designed our programs to include both hands-on training and classroom-centered learning. You'll also be taught by qualified instructors so you’ll gain valuable insights.
Classes in the Medical Assisting program 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.
- Pathology: The course examines the disease process for all body systems as well as how each disease process affects the body as a whole. Students will learn proper methods to successfully educate patients and their family members on the disease process, prevention and health maintenance.
- Medical Office Systems: This course provides a working knowledge of the administrative and financial duties performed in the medical office setting, including the utilization of Electronic Health Records (EHR). Students learn to organize and plan assigned tasks, set priorities and make decisions as a member of the healthcare team.
For more details about the classes in this program, download our Course Catalog.
Career Opportunities in Medical Assisting
As the need for healthcare continues to rise, so will the need for Medical Assistants. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the need for Medical Assistants is expected to increase 29% by 2022.*
Miller-Motte College helps you take advantage of these opportunities by offering seminars on improving your professional skills, such as resume writing and interviewing. You'll also have access to these services throughout your lifetime, so you are welcome to come back to brush up at any time!
With the increase in available jobs and your ability to present yourself well to employers, you could find a career as a Medical Assistant.
As a Medical Assistant you will work alongside physicians to provide proper patient care, as well as schedule appointments and maintain medical records. You will also perform billing and coding to make sure payments are collected for services rendered.
Complete Your Medical Assistant Training to Start an Exciting Medical Career
You can work in the medical field without spending years in medical or nursing school, thanks to the Medical Assisting program at Miller-Motte College! If you're interested in a program that will help prepare you for certification or registration in the medical field and have questions about how to enroll, 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 (visited May 22, 2015).