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Allied Healthcare Assistant Program


This versatile program has been designed to allow graduates to take advantage of expanding career opportunities available throughout the healthcare system.

This program consists of options which can be taken separately for individual certifications, or together as part of a complete program to obtain an associate degree in Medical Assistant.

Individual options are:

  • Phlebotomy
  • Nursing Assistant, and
  • Electrocardiogram Technician


Medical Assistants perform a blend of varied tasks that include:

  • administrative
  • technical
  • communication and
  • interpersonal skills

They work side-by-side with doctors, nurses and others on the health care team. They also treat patients from newborns to senior citizens. They can work in physicians' offices, hospitals, clinics and outpatient medical facilities.


Additional Info

A Day in the life of a medical assistant, Median annual salary is 33,610 dollars. Tasks include updating patient charts, taking prescription refills, greeting and escorting patients into exam rooms, making appointments, and ordering supplies.
Medical Assistants are the heart of Health Care. Medical Assistants Recognition week every third full week in October.