Dedicated to Patient Care
As a Medical Assistant you will be a professional dedicated to assisting in patient care management. Your duties are varied and include greeting patients, updating and filling patient medical records, filling out insurance forms, scheduling appointments and arranging admission and laboratory services. You might even work with patients with discharge instructions, authorize medication refills, or even perform x-ray procedures. As a Medical Assistant you will be classified as an allied health practitioner working in any of a number of different medical facilities.
South Central College’s Medical Assistant program can lead you to a Bachelor’s in Healthcare Management.
~90% of SCC Medical Assistant graduates are either working in their field or continuing their education.
Source: Graduate Follow-up Survey Fiscal Year 2012–15.
The Medical Assistant program at South Central College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of Medical Assistant Education Review Board.
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 US Highway 19 N., Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
Application Packet: Application Window for Fall 2018 opens January 22, 2018
Prerequisite Courses Required Before Starting Program: Medical Assisting Orientation (MA 1000), Medical Terminology (HC 1000), any required college readiness courses
Location: North Mankato Campus
The Medical Assistant Program at South Central College Includes:
- Clinical Skills
- Office Procedures
- Laboratory Skills
- Anatomy & Physiology/Disease Conditions
- Electronic Health Records
- Medical Terminology