The purpose of the Medical Assisting program is to prepare a student for employment as a registered Medical Assistant. 

HOURS

1,300, approximately one year (43 weeks)

COST

Tuition is approximately $5,200, plus books and fees (PDF)

TESTING REQUIREMENTS

Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE)

LOCATION

MTC Main Campus

STARTING SALARIES

Vary, ranging from $26,960 to $30,020*

*Based on local industry information.

 

RECENT EMPLOYERS OF GRADUATES

  • Allergy & Asthma Care
  • Cardiovascular Institute
  • Downtown Chiropractic
  • Express Care of Ocala
  • Express Care of Belleview
  • Ocala Lung & Critical Care
  • Urology Care of Central FL
  • Ocala Oncology
  • Family Care Specialists
  • Ocala Infectious Disease & Wound Care

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Medical Assisting Master Plan of Instruction
(PDFopens in a new window)

  • Administrative skills: appointment scheduling, billing, telephone skills, insurance, transcription, computer applications for medical offices
  • Clinical skills: EKG, blood-drawing, injections, vital signs, patient exam preparation, assisting physician during exam or office surgery
  • Lab procedures
  • 200 hours of externship in local physician offices and clinics

The Marion Technical College Medical Assisting program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). 

CAAHEP is the largest programmatic accreditor in the health sciences field. They examine specific schools or programs within an educational institution. CAAHEP is designed to evaluate and ensure that the Standards of each profession are met. To view the entire 2018 Annual Report (based on the 2017 calendar year), please click here.

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North Suite 158, Clearwater, Florida  33763
727-210-2350 | www.caahep.org

INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS 

Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) – through American Medical Technologists (AMT)

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

  • Doctor’s offices
  • Clinics
  • Urgent care

OUR NUMBERS

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STEPS TO ENROLLMENT

  • ATTEND AN INFORMATION SESSION
  • APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID, IF APPLICABLE
  • COMPLETE THE ONLINE APPLICATION
  • MEET WITH AN ADMISSIONS ADVISOR
  • FILL OUT YOUR PROGRAM’S SUPPLEMENTAL PACKET, IF APPLICABLE
  • PAY YOUR APPLICATION FEE

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS

ALISHA FEGER

Program Director/Instructor

BA: EDUST, LPN, CMAC (AMCA), CNA, Instructor at MTC Since 2014.

JAN ROBERTS

Instructor

RMA, BXMO, CMAC, CPC, CCS-P, Instructor at MTC Since 1996, Medical Assistant Instructor Since 2011.

JULIA NEEDHAM

Practicum Coordinator

RMA, 36 Years Experience, Instructor at MTC Since 2011.

KELLI TILLMAN

Instructor

LPN, Nurse for 27 years, Instructor at MTC Since 2018.

ADDITIONAL FORMS

Supplemental Packet (PDF)

BOOK LIST

Tuition is approximately $5,200, plus books and fees (PDF)

ONLINE COMPONENT

Yes