Discover New Career Possibilities with Medical Assistant Training at Miller-Motte College Jacksonville, NC
Are you detail-oriented? Do you thrive while working as part of a team or group? If so, the Medical Assisting program at Miller-Motte College in Jacksonville, North Carolina could be a great fit for you. You can earn your Associate of Applied Science degree by completing our Medical Assisting program and start a new career in as little as 18 months!
For years, we have helped students from Beulaville, Richlands and Jacksonville, North Carolina get the education required to start exciting new careers. We can help you, too!
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.
Medical Assistant Classes Included in This Program
The training for a career as a Medical Assistant that you receive at Miller-Motte College covers the knowledge and skills needed to find a job in the field. Thanks to a combination of hands-on training and classroom learning, you’ll feel confident in your ability to succeed in the world of medicine.
Listed below are a few of the classes you’ll take in our Medical Assisting program:
- 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 detailed information about other classes in the program and course materials, you can download our Course Catalog.
Potential Careers in the Medical Assisting Field
One of the fastest growing fields in America is the medical field. With the continued need for healthcare, the demand for Medical Assistants is expected to increase for years to come. In fact, the number of job openings for Medical Assistants is predicted to grow 29% by 2022 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Potential careers you could have after completing training as a Medical Assistant are:
The best doctors are often successful because they have a good Medical Assistant at their side. As a pair, you will provide patients with the proper care they need to stay relaxed and happy. You will schedule appointments, perform billing and coding and maintain medical records.
Get More Information on Medical Assistant Training
Taking classes at Miller-Motte College Jacksonville will provide you with the confidence you need to begin your Medical Assistant career. If you would like to learn more about the Medical Assisting program at Miller-Motte College, 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 August 11, 2015).