The healthcare industry is growing* and competitive, so get the education and training you need to help you stand out!
Earning a diploma from the Medical Assistant program at Brightwood College could help you start on the path to an exciting healthcare career. Medical assistants help physicians with routine medical exams, recording vital signs and medical histories and explaining treatment procedures to patients and their families.
Students completing the medical assistant training program may seek entry-level positions in a doctor's office or other medical facility as a medical assistant, clinical laboratory aide, blood bank donor unit assistant, front office assistant manager, or back office laboratory assistant.
Our medical assistant courses are taught by instructors with real-world experience and include hands-on training in both administrative and clinical responsibilities. You’ll get personalized attention in our limited-size classes and labs, as well as assistance in job-search skills and employer networking from our Career Services team.
* Employment projections: 23% growth 2014-2024: Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Medical Assistants, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-assistants.htm, visited October 26, 2016. National long-term projections and salary averages may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions, and do not guarantee actual growth or any particular salary.
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