If you’re looking for a rewarding career in the health care industry, enjoy working with people and helping them feel better, a career as a medical assistant could be the perfect fit.

Depending upon the employer, a medical assistant job description can include responsibilities on the administrative and clinical side of the practice. The duties of a Medical Assistant may include admissions, preparing patients for examinations and/or treatment, performing lab work, using diagnostic equipment, performing EKGs, and maintaining and updating patient records.

The medical assistant training at Coyne College is designed to prepare you to be successful and become a valuable asset to health care providers including physicians’ offices, clinics and hospitals. For more detailed information on courses in the medical assistant program, please download the Course Catalog:

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Required Medical Assistant Courses

You can complete a diploma program in as little as 10 months. The program includes the following:

  • Computers in the Medical Office
  • Medical Terminology
  • Law and Ethics
  • Anatomy and Pathophysiology
  • Basic Insurance and Billing
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Pharmacology
  • Clinical Medical Assisting
  • Medical Office Procedures
  • Laboratory Procedures
  • Medical Assisting Externship

Related Requirements

  • Essential Workplace Skills – Health
  • Written Communication for Allied Health
  • Mathematics for Allied Health