Begin Your New Career with Medical Assistant Training at Miller-Motte College in Wilmington
Consider yourself detail oriented? Want to work as part of a team? Love watching medical shows? If yes, then Medical Assistant training could be your perfect fit. In as little as 18 months, you can earn your Associate of Applied Science Degree by completing our Medical Assisting program and start moving towards a better life! Our campus is located conveniently for students in Wilmington, Leland, Carolina Beach, Burgaw and Hampstead.
Our Medical Assisting program 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’ll Learn in Medical Assistant Classes
You can be confident that you’ll learn the skills and knowledge you need to find a job in the field when you enter Miller-Motte College’s Medical Assisting program. As a career-focused school, we will also teach you how to present yourself in the job market. You’ll learn from qualified instructors and get the benefit of Miller-Motte College’s Lifetime Career Services.
During Medical Assistant training, these are some of the classes you’ll take:
- 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.
- Medical Insurance Billing: Students will explain the guidelines of Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs), Preferred Provider Organizations (PPOs), Traditional Insurance, Group Plans, Individual Plans and Government Sponsored Plans. Students will learn about completing CMS1500 Claim Forms, and processing and billing insurance claims. Methods of pre-certification, pre-authorization and referrals will also be examined.
Studying Medical Assisting at Miller-Motte College is a great first step to beginning your new career. Graduates are eligible to sit for an examination that leads to a certification or registration in the medical field. For more specific information about other classes and course materials, you can download our Course Catalog.
Career Opportunities from Your Medical Assisting Classes
Medicine is one of the fastest growing fields in America. With the continued need for healthcare, the need for Medical Assistants will continue to increase. According to projections from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the need for Medical Assistants will grow 29% by 2022.*
One opportunity you could have after studying Medical Assisting includes:
Great Medical Assistants make the doctors they work with great. Together you will keep your clients relaxed and happy by providing the proper patient care. You will perform billing and coding, schedule appointments and maintain medical records.
Start Your Medical Assistant Training Today!
Begin your medical assistant classes with the confidence that comes with any program at Miller-Motte College. We are here to help answer your questions and help you start your new career path. Call us at 800.705.9182 or click here to request more information if you’re looking for Medical Assisting Associate of Applied Science programs.*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).