Medical Assistant

The men and women of Chicago are no pushovers. They’ve been raised “Chicago tough” and know how to get what they want. Chicago’s own Coyne College prepares you for what employers want from Medical Assistant graduates.

Earn Your Diploma

There are few fields more consistently in demand than the health care field, and a career as a Medical Assistant is a challenging and rewarding way to care for people in need. Upon completion of Coyne College’s medical assistant program in Chicago, graduates can be qualified for entry-level positions in physicians’ offices, medical centers, medical billing offices, and hospitals.

What You’ll Learn

The Medical Assistant program prepares graduates to provide a blend of clerical and clinical services to physicians and other medical personnel. The Medical Assistant program addresses both clinical and administrative topics, and includes an externship following completion of all required course work. You can complete the program – which includes six weeks of study focusing on Electronic Health Records – in as little as 54 weeks. Learn more about medical assistant classes.

What You’ll Do

Medical Assistant is an allied health profession in which practitioners function as members of the health care delivery team and perform administrative and clinical procedures. During a single visit, they are often the first and last contact a patient has with staff. An efficient medical assistant helps keep everything running smoothly.

Career Outlook

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, employment of medical assistants is expected to grow by 29%, much faster than the average for all occupations through 2022. Learn more about medical assistant careers.

Choose Coyne, and You'll Have Access To:

  • Financial aid for those who qualify
  • Day classes 
  • Career Services and job placement assistance – we offer several professional services to guide you into your chosen career
  • More than 120 years of time-tested experience – we have thrived for more than a century because of our top-notch programs and skilled faculty and staff