How To Choose A Medical Assisting Degree Program

What to Look for When Choosing a Medical Assisting Degree Program

Are you ready for an exciting new career? If so, there has never been a better time to pursue career in the healthcare industry. If assisting both doctors and patients in a medical facility is something that interests you, perhaps a medical assisting career is perfect for you.

But choosing the right school for you can be difficult – aren’t they all the same. No, they’re not. Here’s what you should be looking for in a Medical Assisting degree program.

 

Career-focused education!

The Medical Assistant program at Elmira Business Institute provides training in the administrative and clinical disciplines needed for a rewarding career in a medical office environment. Our hands-on curriculum can be customized to fit your lifestyle and can be complete in as little as 16 months.

 

Real-world experience during training!

Gaining valuable hands-on experience before you enter the workforce is an essential part of preparing for a new career. At the end of your medical assisting training, you may be able to participate in a medical externship that allows you to receive hands-on training while under the supervision and evaluation of a cooperating medical facility and EBI. 

 

Prepare for certification!

EBI will continue to help you prepare for your career beyond the curriculum training. Getting certified in your field shows a dedication to your skills and profession. After completing the Medical Assistant degree program, students may qualify to sit for the AAMA Medical Assisting Certification (CMA) exam.

 

Career Placement Assistance!

One of the best reasons to purse your career-focused education at EBI is our free career placement assistance, available to all graduates in good standing. Our career placement staff may be able to put you in contact with prospective employers, as well as assist with your resume and help you prepare for job interviews.

 

Begin your Medical Assisting career at Elmira Business Institute!

Now is a great time to start a career in the healthcare field. You can complete your degree in as little as 16 months. To learn more about our Medical Assisting degree program in Elmira and Vestal, NY, call 800-NEW START.