Medical Assistants are among the first to care for patients when they visit a medical office or center. This track is for students who prefer a hands-on, person-to-person medical career.
This career track involves taking medical histories and vital signs, explaining treatment procedures and patient preparation. Upon successful completion of ATA’s Medical Assistant program, you will be awarded an Occupational Associate Degree Medical Professional concentration in Medical Assisting.
ATA’s Medical Assistant program can be completed in as little as 17 months. This program consists of 90 credit hours.
- 1 MED 150 Clinical Procedures 1 (3 credits)
- 2 MED 160 Laboratory Procedures 1 (3 credits)
- 3 MED 175 Medical Assistant Certification Review (4 credits)
Urgent Care Clinics
Gainful Employment Disclosures
Standard Occupations Classification (SOC)
More information about careers and occupations can be found at O*NET (http://www.onetcenter.org), the nation’s primary source of occupational information. Use the link below to learn more about Degree in Medical Assisting: