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Searching for a way to be part of the healthcare solution—helping patients achieve better outcomes—without pursuing a medical degree with all its classes in anatomy, real-world clinicals, and accompanying certifications? An associate degree in medical assisting could be for you.
The Medical Assisting Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree program at Bryant & Stratton College is designed to prepare students for a rewarding career in the medical field. Graduates will be able to pursue career opportunities with private practices, hospitals, clinics, or perhaps even certain government agencies. The Medical Assisting degree will prepare students with the key cognitive, psychomotor, and affective skills required by employers in today’s healthcare field.
Medical assistants are multiskilled health professionals specifically educated to work in ambulatory settings performing administrative or clinical duties focused on patient care. They can be found in a number of healthcare and administrative settings, from the hospital laboratory to physiology clinics. Students in the program participate in classroom and laboratory activities that include typing/transcription, communications, taking vital signs, microscopy, and vision testing.
*Prior to enrollment students must present proof of having completed CPR training from a recognized agency.
The Medical Assisting programs offered at Albany, Amherst, Akron, Bayshore, Buffalo, Cleveland Downtown, Solon, Greece, Hampton, Henrietta, Parma, Racine, Richmond, Southtowns, Syracuse, Syracuse North, Virginia Beach, and Wauwatosa are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org), on recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). Contact information: Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs, 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763 (727) 210-2350 www.caahep.org
The Saratoga location offers courses in the Medical Assistant degree. To learn more about this degree at the Saratoga location, please contact an admissions representative.
The Medical Assisting degree program at Bryant & Stratton College provides students throughout the region, from Syracuse to Buffalo and beyond, with the ability to do the following:
Not offered online.
Medical Assisting Academic Program Disclosures
Major Requirements (38 credits)
To learn more about the Medical Assisting associate degree please refer to our course catalog.
Thinking about joining the growing ranks of healthcare professionals as a medical assistant? Bryant & Stratton College is here to help with a relevant associate degree program. Get the conversation started here.