Bronx

Monroe College's Bronx campus is an ideal urban campus located in the bustling Fordham section.

New Rochelle

Located in downtown New Rochelle, the Monroe College New Rochelle campus is nestled in a diverse, thriving suburban community in Westchester County.

St. Lucia

The scenic Monroe College St. Lucia campus in Barnard Hill Castries on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia combines the best of many worlds.

Queens

Monroe's Queens Extension Center is located in the heart of downtown Flushing, a vibrant and ethnically mixed district of Queens.

  • Medical Assisting Degree

    Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree Program in Medical Assisting

    An AAS degree in Medical Assisting will teach students how to coordinate patient care, be effective team members in healthcare delivery, and develop skills for a range of clinical and administrative tasks. Medical assistants perform a variety of patient care activities under the supervision of a physician in settings such as a physician's private or group practice, acute care hospitals, ambulatory care centers, long-term care facilities, and rehabilitation facilities. Responsibilities may include preparing treatment rooms for patient examination, interviewing patients, recording patient vital signs, scheduling patient appointments, and sterilizing and positioning instruments. Additionally, medical assistants may have billing responsibilities. Medical assistants continue to be in large demand. The U.S. Department of Labor has projected that employment of medical assistants will grow 29 percent from 2012 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations. 
     
    Associate (AAS) Degree Program in Medical Assisting Consumer Information

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