Medical Assistants are an important clinical and administrative resource within the healthcare industry. Their advanced organizational and analytical skills enable doctors and other health professionals to strictly focus on treating patients. Someone who is interested in becoming a medical assistant should be detail-oriented, familiar with medical terminology, and have a passion for the profession. At the Monroe College School of Allied Health, students learn from highly respected medical experts and administrators giving them the tools they need to succeed as medical assistants.
The Associates Degree Program in Medical Assisting provides students with a seamless transition into their careers. Our faculty is committed to empowering learning both in the classroom and in the examination room. Monroe students get real-world experience working in medical offices, laboratories, and diagnostic centers.
As the healthcare industry continues to grow, so too does the demand for part-time and full-time medical assistants. There are diverse career opportunities within medical assisting including medical scheduling, office medical assisting, and clinical medical assisting. For more information on pursuing a career as a medical assistant at Monroe College, visit here.