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Start Strong: 4 Tips for a Great Semester

As the shadows get longer, the nights turn crisp, and summer comes to an end, it’s back to school for millions of students across the country. For college students starting or returning for nursing or other healthcare degrees, it’s exciting to take a big step toward a new career. A few ideas to keep in ...

7 Reasons Being a Medical Assistant is the Perfect Career Choice

  Becoming a medical assistant doesn’t take long, and the job is rewarding in so many ways. You might be interested in a management job, a particularly interesting area of medicine, or maybe you want to go into teaching. If you’re looking for stable, meaningful work in one of the hottest fields, look no further ...

Become a medical assistant in less than a year

Change Your Life in a Year: Becoming a Medical Assistant in 2016

Deciding whether or not to attend college will feel momentous for anyone. Career changers and recent high school graduates alike face the same looming questions: Can I afford school? Will this advance my career? And: Is college worth the time and energy? If you’ve resolved to make a change and pursue a career in healthcare in 2016, ...

Busy Healthcare Students: These Are the Foods You Should Eat

Working as a nurse or medical assistant takes a lot of physical and mental energy. Going to school and preparing for one of these careers can require just as much (if not more) stamina and vitality, because you’re learning new material, often working, and juggling a social or family life. In essence, you’ll be very, very busy.   ...

5 Tips for Going Back to School Later in Life

It’s never too late to start a meaningful career. At Ameritech College of Healthcare, we have students of all ages, from new high school graduates to professionals with decades of experience in nursing and other industries. What unites them is a shared passion for healthcare. We think that studying nursing, medical assisting, and dental lab technology ...

This Is What Your Career Could Look Like As a Medical Assistant

With the longest-running private medical assistant program in Utah, we couldn’t be prouder of our MA students at Ameritech — current and graduated. We’ve spent decades educating and learning alongside MAs, and so we’ve had the privilege of watching countless careers unfold. It’s a great profession, and a career track in and of itself. The work is challenging ...

6 Things to Keep in Mind While Studying for Finals

It’s easy to panic when final exams approach. Suddenly you forget almost everything you learned in the term, and the prospect of multiple exams, one right after the other, is daunting if not petrifying. We’ve been through the process many times ourselves, so we know the feeling. We also know panicking and worrying don’t do ...

ATC Pride Award: Danielle Jorgensen, MA Student

We love our students at Ameritech College of Healthcare, and we know we wouldn’t be anything without them. Every month, we’re highlighting a new student, nominated by faculty, whose work in and out of the classroom represents what it means to be an outstanding Ameritech student. These are students who truly exhibit ATC Pride. This ...