ABOUT THE PROGRAMS
Becoming a medical assistant is a commitment to helping people thrive, and here at UEI, we take that commitment very seriously. We know how important every moment on the job is, so the skills you’ll learn in the Medical Assistant program will be the ones you need every day.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
As a medical assistant, you’re going to be a jack of all trades, so our program gives you a comprehensive education. Some of the vital skills we focus on are:
- Administrative Medical Assisting Duties
- Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology
- Office Environmental Safety
- Infection Control and Laboratory
- Psychology and Special Senses
- Medical Management
- Clinical Medical Assisting Duties
- Pharmacology and Office Emergencies
WHAT’S THE PROGRAM LIKE?
Our goal is to prepare you for your career, it’s as simple as that. At the end of this programs, you will be ready to interview for an entry-level position as a medical assistant. Whether you’re in the front or back office, we will provide you with the base to excel.
The program is designed to be 34 weeks long, broken into eight modules. The first seven modules are 80 hours each and are conducted in a classroom and laboratory environment on campus so you can get the hands-on experience you need to build confidence and be prepared for your new career. These modules are focused on getting you ready for the eighth module. The eighth module is a 200-hour externship, doing on-the-job training. This offers you the unique opportunity to start the first day of your new job with actual on-the-job experience under your belt.
WHAT CAN YOU DO WITH THIS DIPLOMA?
A medical assistant degree can take you in many directions. Here are just a few of the options you have:
- Medical Assistant
- Medical Receptionist
- Medical Lab Assistant
- Medical Administrative Assistant
WHAT’S THE NEXT STEP?
Fill out the form above if you have any more questions or you’re ready to enroll in the Medical Assistant program at UEI and a representative will contact you. We’re happy to do whatever we can to help you on the path to a great career. To get your questions answered even faster, call us today at 877-463-4472.
For more information on graduation rates and career placement, see our GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT DISCLOSURES.