Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant

Get the Skills to Begin a Career as a Medical Assistant in as few as 20 Months

Do you have a passion for helping others? Medical Assistants continue to be one of the most employed and essential healthcare professionals today.

Depending on the office size and specialty, a Medical Assistant could be handling both administrative and clinical duties. For some, front office work like, greeting patients, scheduling appointments, completing medical records and billing, can be a preferred aspect of the job. Others may choose to focus more on the hands-on aspect of patient care like recording vital signs, preparing patients for examination and basic lab procedures.

Program Details

  • Program offered at: YTI-York
  • Program length: 20 months
  • Credits: 106
  • Graduates earn an Associate in Specialized Technology degree

How/When to Apply

We start new sessions on a regular basis.
Next Start Date: January 10, 2022

At YTI Career Institute, we're making it easier than ever for you to enroll using our automated application portal. Upload your documents and start the financial aid process without the hassle of drawn-out application processes. And our admissions staff is still available to help you every step of the way. Taking control of your career just got easier!

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Delivery of Instruction

On Campus Labs

  • Campus Lab Hours Day Program: 9am - 3pm
  • 2-3 Lab sessions per week, based on course needs
  • Campus Lab Hours Evening Program: 5pm - 9pm
  • 2-3 Lab sessions per week, based on course needs

Online Learning

  • Students will need approximately 25-30 hours per week for instruction, labs, activities, reading assignments, and homework
  • All materials are accessible in an asynchronous format 24 hours a day/7 days a week
  • First week includes acclimation to the systems and laptop

Course Listings

MEDE 1211 Anatomy & Physiology I
MEDE 1231 Introduction to Healthcare
GSDE 1995 Computers for the Medical Assistant
MEDE 1240 Medical Terminology I
GSDE 1950 Career Success Seminar
MEDE 1236 Clinical Techniques I
MEDE 1350 Medical Office Administration
MEDE 1343 Medical Terminology II
GSDE 1916 Mathematics for Allied Health
MEDE 1311 Anatomy & Physiology II
MEDE 1436 Clinical Techniques II
MEDE 1445 Pharmacology I
GSDE 1936 Communications in Healthcare
MEDE 1455 Diseases & Diagnostic Methods I
MEDE 2515 Medical Office Computer Applications
MEDE 2536 Clinical Techniques III
MEDE 2560 Coding Classifications
MEDE 2545 Pharmacology II
MEDE 2555 Diseases & Diagnostic Methods II
MEDE 2635 Clinical Techniques IV
GSDE 1986 Medical Law and Ethics
MEDE 2645 Medical Laboratory I
GSDE 1960 Professional Development
MEDE 2745 Medical Laboratory II
GSDE 1926 Introduction to Psychology
GSDE 1982 Critical Thinking
MEDE 2726 National Certification Review
EXDE 3040 Medical Assistant Externship


Tuition Cost: $31,112
Additional Fees: $3,285

Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

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Why YTI?


At YTI, you're taught by instructors who have actually worked in the field - so you benefit from their real-world knowledge.


Industry-modeled Training
YTI's Medical Assistant program combines qualified instruction with the medical facilities, equipment and instruments you'd find on your first day of work.


A twelve week externship in actual medical facilities will prepare you with the on-the-job skills you'll need as an important part of any medical team.


Job Placement Assistance
While employment is not guaranteed, our Career Services Department networks with prospective employers to match businesses that have employment needs with YTI graduates suited for those positions.


YTI Career Institute is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).

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