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? Want to make a difference in patient care checking vital signs, maintaining medical records and assisting with clinical procedures in medical offices and healthcare facilities? An associate degree in medical assisting could be for you. Find the education you need to become a certified medical assistant (CMA) with an Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assisting from Bryant & Stratton College.
The Medical Assistant AAS Program You’ve Been Looking For
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 gain the critical-thinking skills and medical education they need 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.
Pursue Your Medical Assistant Associate Degree in New York, Ohio, Virginia or Wisconsin
The medical assisting programs offered at Amherst, Akron, Bayshore, Buffalo, Solon, Greece, Hampton, Henrietta, Parma, Racine, Richmond, Orchard Park, 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 Malta location offers courses in the medical assistant degree. To learn more about this degree at the Malta 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:
- Communicate and collaborate professionally and effectively with patients, healthcare team, and third-party providers in diverse environments.
- Demonstrate a mastery of a complex body of knowledge and specialized skills in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.
- Demonstrate and practice behavior consistent with the legal and ethical standards of the profession.
- Demonstrate standard, quality, safety, and risk-reduction precautions in the healthcare setting.
Not offered online.
Medical Assisting Academic Program Disclosures