Why Study to Be a Medical Administrative Assistant at Northwest Career College?

  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • March 11, 2024
  • 3 min read
medical admin assistant at work

Medical assistants are fast becoming the core of the US healthcare sector and there are more and more job opportunities opening up to working in this amazing and ever-changing field. Employment for medical assistants is expected to grow 29 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than average for all occupations according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Here at Northwest Career College, we are passionate about giving our medical assistant students with the best possible opportunities, like externships with local healthcare providers and both academic and hands-on training.

If you are considering training as a medical assistant, here is why you should be enrolling at Northwest Career College:

You Can Graduate Quickly

We know you are excited about your new career and are eager to get out and into this growing job market as soon as possible. We also know that everyone’s circumstances are different and that education isn’t a one-size-fits-all proposition.

That why our schedule allows you to attend medical assistant training, care for family and have a balanced life in Las Vegas while advancing towards your new career, while still having the opportunity to graduate in as little as nine months.

We Have the Best Instructors

All of our instructors are established, seasoned professionals who will help you to learn every aspect of medical assistant at Northwest’s Medical Assistant Program. We also offer a flexible medical assistant class schedule that fits around your life, with day, afternoon and night classes to accommodate your Las Vegas work and family schedule.

We Give You the Education You Need to Succeed 

In addition to the academic and hands-on training, medical assistant students become familiar with medical billing and insurance processing skills. Additionally, they travel throughout the valley for a variety of informative and interactive field trips. There’s never a dull moment in the medical assistant program.

You can expect to cover aspects of healthcare such as:

  • Las Vegas Medical Billing in the Medical Front Office
  • Medical Disorders and Diagnostics
  • All Human Body Systems
  • Pharmacology
  • Laboratory Procedures
  • Infection Control
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Managing a Medical Office
  • Medical Terminology

The Medical Assistant Program here at Northwest Career College prepares students to work in every type of healthcare facility including clinics, hospitals and surgicenters.

We Have an  88% National Exam Pass Rate

Although you do not have to be licensed in Nevada to be a Medical Assistant, at Northwest we prepare our Medical Assistant students to take their national exams as they move into their professional discipline and our exam pass rate speaks for itself.

We Are Here to Support You

We offer each student a laptop for easy internet and online class access, financial aid is available to those who qualify, and we offer flexible schedules to best suit you and your lifestyle. Northwest’s student-centered philosophy means that you come first in our Medical Assistant School in Las Vegas.

Start Your Career As A Medical Administrative Assistant With Us

Here at Northwest Career College, our student-centered philosophy means that you come first. We offer a flexible schedule so you can care for your family and have a balanced life in Las Vegas while advancing towards your new career. We pride ourselves on being the premier Medical Administrative Assistant Schools in Las Vegas and our established, seasoned instructors offer online and on-campus night classes to accommodate your busy work and family schedule. Call us at (702) 403-1592 to speak to one of our admissions assistants about your new medical administrative assistant career.

Corey Del Pino
Dean Of Clinical Programs

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Corey Del Pino attended Northern Arizona University after high school and graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology with a Chemistry Minor in 2012. After attending Mohave Community College and earning her Medical…Read Full Bio

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