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.

CAREER PROFILE INFOGRAPHIC

Fast Facts

  • Blended Program – Lecture online, Labs on campus
  • Degree: Associate in Specialized Technology
  • You can earn your Phlebotomy, CPR and CCMA Certifications – First test fee cost included
  • A ten 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.
  • Classes taught by instructors who have actually worked in the field - so you benefit from their real-world knowledge.
  • Total cost $34,552 (Includes: Tuition, electronic device, eBooks/books, tools, materials, uniforms, and student fees)
  • Financial Aid is available to those who qualify. Our team will work with you to determine what you’re eligible for and how to pay for school.

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How/When to Apply

We start new sessions on a regular basis.
Next Start Date: August 15, 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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Schedule

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

Is a Rewarding Medical Career Right for You?

Take the "YTI Medical Career Training Readiness Quiz"

The fun, online quiz takes 3 minutes to complete and you'll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you're best suited for.
Get your Medical Career Training Readiness score now!

Course Listings

Anatomy & Physiology I
Introduction to Healthcare
Computers for the Medical Assistant
Medical Terminology I
Career Success Seminar
Clinical Techniques I
Medical Office Administration
Medical Terminology II
Mathematics for Allied Health
Anatomy & Physiology II
Clinical Techniques II
Pharmacology I
Communications in Healthcare
Diseases & Diagnostic Methods I
Medical Office Computer Applications
Clinical Techniques III
Coding Classifications
Pharmacology II
Diseases & Diagnostic Methods II
Clinical Techniques IV
Medical Law and Ethics
Medical Laboratory I
Professional Development
Medical Laboratory II
Introduction to Psychology
Critical Thinking
National Certification Review
Medical Assistant Externship

 

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Can I Afford It?

Financial Aid is available to those who qualify. Our team of Educational Funding Specialists will work with you to determine what you’re eligible for and how to pay for school.

There are federal, institutional and private programs that can make your career training more affordable, as well as grant and scholarship opportunities that may be available to you.

Financial Aid

Will I Get A Job?

While employment is not guaranteed, our Career Service Advisors are dedicated to helping you find the right job for you! We'll help you with your job search, and also with resume and cover letter writing, and interviewing skills.

Career Services

Why YTI?

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

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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.

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Externship
A ten 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.

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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.

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