Credit Certificate Programs
A certificate of completion is awarded to a student who successfully completes a prescribed program. Credits earned in a certificate program may be applied toward an associate degree.
The Medical Assistant Certificate program offers complete training for students to receive a Certificate with specialization in clinical and administrative medical assisting. Medical Assistants assist physicians and patients in medical offices, clinics, and hospital outpatient departments.
Administrative medical assistants complete office paperwork, schedule patients, and handle insurance billing in physicians’ offices, clinics, or insurance companies. They may work as admitting clerks, billing agents, or medical transcriptionists in hospital outpatient areas. **
Clinical medical assistants assist doctors and patients in physicians' back offices, clinics, and outpatient departments of hospitals. They also are employed as medical assistants in laboratories or other health service areas. **
Graduates of this program will be prepared for positions as ambulatory care coders (ICD-9-CM, CPT/HCPCs), as well as billers, patient accounts representatives, and other support positions in medical offices, hospitals, and other health care facilities. *
This program prepares students with entry level competencies as phlebotomists for employment in hospitals, clinics, blood donor centers, and other health care settings. Students will develop skills in performing phlebotomy procedures, specimen collection and processing. *
* Offered as a credit course or program, and as a non-credit course or program.
** Offered for credit as an Occupational Major for an Associate Degree and as a Certificate Program for college credit.