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Northwest Career College’s Medical Assistant School in Las Vegas and Henderson allows you to become certified as a Medical Assistant by learning online while receiving hands-on training.
In Northwest Career College’s Medical Assistant program, we offer Medical Assistant classes online and on campus with financial aid is available. You’ll work with healthcare professionals, participate in hands-on Medical Assistant courses and gain invaluable experience in both the Las Vegas and Henderson medical sector.
Our Medical Assistant program has morning, evening, and weekend classes. Once you earn your Medical Assistant diploma, you’ll qualify to sit for your certification exam to become a Registered Medical Assistant.
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"I learned a lot of teamwork."
"Honestly I learned a lot of teamwork. I made a lot of friends and I learned how to speak more and be more honest with people as well. I have a job that I really love."
Northwest’s schedule allows you to attend medical assistant training, care for family and have a balanced life in Las Vegas and Henderson while advancing towards your new career.
You will work with established, seasoned instructors to learn every aspect of Medical Assisting at Northwest’s Medical Assistant Program in Henderson and Las Vegas.
Northwest’s student-centered philosophy means that you come first in our Medical Assistant School in Las Vegas.
Northwest offers day, night, and weekend classes to accommodate your work and family schedule.
Each student is provided a laptop for easy internet and online class access.
Northwest’s Career Services team works with you to help you find the best medical assistant employment opportunity that fits your needs.
The Medical Assistant training program at Northwest Career College prepares students to work in every type of healthcare facility including clinics, hospitals and surgi-centers.
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.
Medical Assistant (US DOE CIP CODE: 51.0801)
Become a Medical Assistant by enrolling in Northwest Career College's 9-month Medical Assistant Program. You will learn to perform clinical tasks, such as vital signs, injections, sterilization techniques, specimen collection, diagnostic testing, and assisting with in-office surgical procedures. You will also learn administrative tasks, such as using electronic health records and completing referral paperwork. All of these are essential to your success as a Medical Assistant!
Northwest Career College's Medical Assistant program blends outstanding online lectures with exceptional on-campus, hands-on training. Although some institutions may claim to teach Medical Assisting wholly online, nothing replaces hands-on training to get you Career Ready to work with fellow professionals in a variety of healthcare settings. Although you can learn a lot online, your one-on-one, hands-on learning in class with seasoned instructors provides you with invaluable practice making you the most desirable applicant for any Medical Assistant position.
It will take you nine months of online and on-campus hands-on learning to graduate from your Medical Assistant program...and then you will become career ready to work in a group practice, hospital setting, long-term care facilities, surgicenter, and more!
Northwest Career College encourages Medical Assistant program graduates to apply for transfer credits. However, Northwest Career College cannot guarantee that these credits will be accepted at all institutions. Transfer credit acceptance is determined by the institution accepting the credits for transfer, not the original college of the alumni requesting the transfer credit.
Medical Assistants are mostly found in the clinical setting of the medical field and will handle administrative tasks in addition to patient care. CNAs are mostly found in long-term care facilities and assist nurses with patient care.
Medical Assistant graduates typically work in a private medical office setting. Students interested in working in a hospital setting should consider enrolling in Northwest Career College’s Healthcare Administration program, as they will be well equipped to pursue an administrative position within a hospital setting.
Although Northwest Career College does not require students to participate in an EKG Certification exam to graduate from its Medical Assistant program, graduates meet the educational requirements needed to qualify for the Certified EKG Technician exam offered by the National Healthcareer Association.
Due to the variety of employment opportunities with the completion of each certification, salaries are dependent on the place of employment. We encourage students to visit the US Bureau of Labor Statistics website, https://www.bls.gov/, to see the National averages of each career.
Entering the medical field with multiple certifications will provide more career opportunities and makes students more marketable in the competitive job market.