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Medical Assistant Diploma Program

Jacksonville, FL

Prepare for a new career sooner than you think

Medical Assistants are often the first person a patient interacts with when they visit the doctor's office. They play key roles in delivering quality care. Medical assistants support both the physician in running their practice, as well as aid in caring for patients. A special and diverse health care career choice.


Provide Clinical and Administrative Support in Medical Offices

  • Gain skills to provide administrative support and basic clinical care in our diploma program.
  • Learn computer applications, medical billing, how to take vital signs and samples from patients, and more.
  • Complete your diploma in as few as 8-months.

Jacksonville Medical Assistant Diploma Program Overview

Medical assistants help keep medical offices and hospital departments running. Equally adept at administering injections and updating computer records, good medical assistants can provide the support doctors and nurses need to do their work safely and efficiently.

The Concorde Medical Assistant diploma program is available through the Jacksonville campus, offers both the clinical and administrative skills you need to pursue career opportunities in private practices, group practices, hospital departments and more. You can earn your diploma in as few as nine-months.

Take the Next Step Now

Get started by scheduling an in-person or virtual Career Planning Session with the Jacksonville campus admissions team to explore if the medical assistant program is right for you!

  1. **Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projected national growth in job openings for medical assistants 2022-2032 https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-assistants.htm Projections are national. Local job market demand may vary.

8

Months

14%

National Employment Demand (2022-2032)

26.0

Credit Hours

240

Lab Hours

230

Externship Hoursᶛ

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Curriculum

The medical assistant diploma program at Concorde San Diego covers computer applications, medical record keeping, and clinical skills including blood draws, vital sign measurement and more. You’ll also learn to collect and prepare samples for lab testing.

You can complete this program in as few as 8-months of study.

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Pathology
  • Body Systems
  • Medical Terminology
  • Medical Front Office Procedures
  • Venipuncture
  • Laboratory Diagnostic Procedures
  • EKG
 

330

Theory Hours

Blended Learning

Combination of On-campus and Online Learning

240

Lab Hours

On-Campus & Virtual

A Mix of In-person and Virtual Learning Experiences

230

Externship Hours

Practical Application

Taking Theory and Practice with Lab-time, Student Apply their Gained Knowledge in Real-World Settings 

  1. Externships are a non-paid in-person learning experience, who's length and location may be subject to change. Concorde does not guarantee externship placement, graduation, post-externship employment or salary outcomes.

Career Outlook

Primary Duties of a Medical Assistant Include:

  • Taking patient histories and vital signs (blood pressure, etc.)
  • Entering data into patient records
  • Handling administrative tasks, such as scheduling appointments and calling in referrals
  • Keeping supply inventories in treatment rooms and the office stocked
  • Gathering blood or other samples and preparing them for laboratory tests
  • Assisting doctors or nurses during examinations
  • Administering basic clinical tasks, such as cleaning and dressing wounds

14%

Projected national job demand for medical assistants from 2022-2032 

Medical Assistant Projected Job Growth

Job demand for medical assistants is projected to grow over the next 10-years.


Administrative Responsibilities of a Medical Assistant Can Include:

  • Scheduling and receiving patients
  • Preparing and maintaining medical records
  • Performing basic secretarial skills and medical transcription
  • Handling telephone inquiries and written correspondence

Address and Hours

Jacksonville Campus

7259 Salisbury Rd.
Jacksonville, Florida 32256

PH: (904) 515-5518
FX: (904) 807-0108

Campus Hours of Operation

Monday9 am - 8 pm
Tuesday9 am - 8 pm
Wednesday9 am - 8 pm
Thursday9 am - 8 pm
Friday8:30 am - 5 pm
Saturday9 am - 1 pm
SundayClosed

Financial Aid

As part of our commitment to your success, Concorde ensures that you have access to comprehensive information and guidance in navigating the financial aid process. Concorde offers financial aid and scholarship programs to those who qualify.

Accreditation

Accreditation and licensure are an important part of an academic institution’s operation. Visit our Accreditations and Licensure page for more details about our accreditations and licensure.

  1. Program length may be subject to change dependent on transfer credits and course load. Please refer to current course catalog for more information. Concorde does not guarantee admittance, graduation, subsequent employment or salary amount.

  2. Professional certification is not a requirement for graduation, may not be a requirement for employment nor does it guarantee employment.

  3. Financial aid is available to those who qualify but may not be available for all programs. Concorde does not guarantee financial aid or scholarship awards or amounts.

  4. Clinical hour requirements and delivery may vary by campus location and may be subject to change. Concorde does not guarantee clinical site assignments based upon student preference or geographic convenience; nor do clinical experiences guarantee graduation, post-clinical employment or salary outcomes.

  5. Registration and certification requirements for taking and passing these examinations are not controlled by Concorde, but by outside agencies, and are subject to change by the agency without notice. Therefore, Concorde cannot guarantee that graduates will be eligible to take these exams, at all or at any specific time, regardless of their eligibility status upon enrollment.