10 Reasons to Become a Medical Assistant

Is a Medical Assistant Career for You?

Becoming a medical assistant doesn’t take long, and the job is rewarding in so many ways. If you have a passion for the medical field but aren’t sure where to begin, a career as a medical assistant may provide the right amount of immediate challenge and still serve as a stepping stone to greater rewards later on in your career.

1. Start Your Career Quickly

Becoming a medical assistant is a short path to get into the medical field. Our Medical Assisting program takes just 25 weeks to complete. Plus, you’ll get real world and hands-on training so you’re ready to jump into your job on day one.

2. You’re in High Demand

It’s not always easy to get a job. But when you’re a medical assistant, you’re in demand. In fact, this occupation is growing much faster than almost any other occupation. As baby boomers get older, they need more preventive medical services. We’re talking about 76.4 million people, or almost one-third of the U.S. population — and almost all of them will be involved in the healthcare system. That’s a big demand!

3. Certification Increases Your Marketability

Our Medical Assisting program follows a comprehensive academic curriculum that not only gives you the knowledge and skills to become a Medical Assistant, but you’ll also get certificates as Certified Medical Assistant Certification (CCMA), Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT), and Certified EKG Technician (CET). With credentials like this, you’re going to be very marketable.

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