At Ameritech, our mission is to prepare people to serve as competent healthcare professionals, to advance their careers, and to pursue lifelong learning. Learn what that means for you:
It’s amazing how much we’re learning so quickly and it’s all built around what you need to know to succeed as a Medical Assistant.
|MED 111 Intro to Medical Assisting||3|
|BIO 110 Anatomy and Physiology||5|
|TRM 101 Medical Terminology||2|
|Total Semester Credits||10|
|Term 2-4 (rotation of 2 per term)|
|MED 130 Medical Insurance and Billing||3.5|
|MED 150 Healthcare for Patients||3.5|
|MED 210 Patient Examinations||3.5|
|MED 220 Diagnostic Procedures||3.5|
|MED 230 Medical Clinical Procedures||3.5|
|MED 240 Pharmacology and Medical Administration||3.5|
|Total Semester Credits||21|
|MED 250 Microbiology and Laboratory Procedures||3.5|
|CSC 260 Employment Strategies||2|
|MED 270 Medical Assistant Skills Review||1|
|MED 280 National Certification Exam Review||1.5|
|Total Semester Credits||8|
|MED 290 Externship||4|
|Total Semester Credits||4|
The objective of the Medical Assistant diploma program is to provide students with training in the appropriate skills, knowledge, abilities, and professional attributes to assume the role of an entry-level Medical Assistant in an ambulatory healthcare facility.
Ameritech’s Medical Assisting program graduates are employed in a variety of roles at many top healthcare facilities.
*Source: Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical Assistants.
*Source: Data pulled from ABHES Annual Report – 2017-2018.
Our medical assistant program costs $15,609 for tuition and fees, including CCMA certification. You’ll invest one year in the program and then be back in the workplace quickly, enjoying a rewarding career with a great salary. In 2018, top-earners in the field brought home over $47,250 a year, with a median annual wage of $33,610 a year.*
* Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2018 Occupational Employment Statistics
Our Financial Aid department is here to make college accessible and affordable, with a variety of aid options available to those who qualify. Contact our Financial Aid department for more information.