Medical Assistant Training in Greenville, NC
If you love working as part of a team and are interested in a career in medicine, the Medical Assisting Associate of Applied Science Degree program at Miller-Motte College in Greenville, NC may be a great career choice for you.
At Miller-Motte College, you can complete Medical Assistant training in as little as 18 months and be on your way to an exciting new career.
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.
We’ve helped students all over the Greenville, Washington, Winterville and Rocky Mount areas of North Carolina gain the skills they need to improve their careers, and in as little as 18 months, we can do the same for you.
How Medical Assistant Training Can Prepare You for a New Career
When you enter Miller-Motte College’s Medical Assisting program, you can be confident that you’ll learn valuable skills and knowledge needed to start a career.
Here are some of the Medical Assistant classes you’ll take during your training:
- Respiratory, Cardiovascular, Blood, Lymphatic, and Immune 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 respiratory, cardiovascular, blood, lymphatic and immune 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.
- Pharmacology: This course discusses the most commonly prescribed medications in the healthcare field. Students review the key drug classifications necessary to understand the relationships between the disease process and medications.
Studying Medical Assisting at Miller-Motte College is an excellent first step toward beginning your new career. Graduates are eligible to sit for an examination that leads to a certification or registration in the medical field. If you would like more specific information about classes and course materials, you can download our Course Catalog.
Career Opportunities with Medical Assisting Training
Medical Assistants are needed in almost every healthcare facility. You could find employment in a hospital, doctor’s office, insurance company or clinic. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the need for Medical Assistants is expected to grow 29% by 2022.* This means it's more likely that your skills will be in high demand as a Medical Assistant.
Behind every effective doctor is an effective Medical Assistant. Together they provide the proper patient care to help keep patients happy and relaxed. Medical Assistants schedule appointments, maintain medical records and perform billing and coding.
Start Your Medical Assistant Training Today!
If you’re looking for a Medical Assistant training program, call the Admissions Representatives at Miller-Motte College. They’ll answer any questions you may have about our Medical Assisting program, the application process and financial aid options for those who qualify. Call us at 800.705.9182 to get started 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).