MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE MEDICAL ASSISTANT & MEDICAL ASSISTING PROGRAMS

What campuses offer this program?

  • Aurora, CO
  • Dallas, TX
  • Garden Grove, CA
  • Grand Prairie, TX (formerly located in Arlington)
  • Jacksonville, FL
  • Kansas City, MO
  • Memphis, TN
  • Miramar, FL (near Miami)
  • North Hollywood, CA
  • Orlando, FL
  • Portland, OR
  • San Antonio, TX
  • San Bernardino, CA
  • San Diego, CA
  • Southaven, MS (near Memphis)
  • Tampa, FL
How long is the program?
  • Students in the Medical Assistant/Assisting program earn their diploma in 8 to 9 months*

*Program length varies by campus.
What skills will I learn?

  • Clinical:
             -Taking patient histories
             -Taking and reading vital signs
             -EKGs
             -Administering injections
             -Venipunctures (drawing blood/phlebotomy)
             -Assisting in cast application and removal
             -Assisting in minor surgery
             -Instrument usage
             -Patient preparation
             -Basic lab procedures
             -Performing diagnostic procedures
             -CPR
  • Administrative:
             -Appointment scheduling
             -Patient charting
             -Patient billing and fee collections
             -Basic insurance coding
             -Payroll
             -Computers
             -Completing insurance forms
             -Maintaining medical records
Where can I work?
  • Private or group practice
  • Doctor’s offices or clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Medical supply companies
  • Home health agencies
  • Insurance companies

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at www.concorde.edu/disclosures