Medical assisting is a multifaceted profession within healthcare that includes working in both an administrative and clinical role in an ambulatory care setting and hospital.
The United States Department of Labor has projected a 29% growth rate for Medical Assistants through 2026. This is a higher than average growth rate producing an average annual opening rate of nearly 3,000 positions throughout Massachusetts.
The Medical Assisting program offers certificates in Medical Assisting, Phlebotomy, EKG, CPR for Health Care Workers and OSHA 10. Basic laboratory skills, administrative skills, medical records, venipuncture, medications and electrocardiography will be explored through both classroom and laboratory experiences.