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Medical Assisting Program

Medical Assistants continue to be one of the most employed and essential healthcare professionals today. If you enjoy helping and serving people and are filled with compassion, then getting your medical assistant training from Taylor College may be a good option for you.

Your Role in Medical Assisting

You deserve to have an enjoyable and rewarding career and to find medical assistant jobs that fit your career goals. Why not start with a health care job that offers great job stability, a good job outlook, and rewarding emotional and financial benefits? Medical Assistants (MA) are key players in helping to manage the office. The medical office is a fast-paced environment that requires the assistance of qualified medical personnel. MA’s multitasking abilities enable them to meet the demands of both physicians and patients alike. Most Medical Assistants work in physicians’ offices, health care centers, or clinics. There are also many medical assistant jobs available in hospitals, medical laboratories, and long-term care facilities. The door to medical assistant jobs can be open to you through a Taylor College education. As a medical assistant, you will gain valuable skills and training including: Clinical skills:

  • Taking medical histories and recording vital signs
  • Preparing patients for examination
  • Collecting and preparing laboratory specimens
  • Performing basic laboratory tests on the premises
  • Preparing and administering medications as directed
  • Phlebotomy
  • Performing electrocardiograms (ECG)
Clerical skills:
  • Updating and filing patient medical records
  • Completing insurance forms and handling correspondence
  • Handling Billing & Bookkeeping
  • Scheduling appointments, answering telephones, and greeting patients
  • Arranging for hospital admissions and laboratory services
  • Purchasing supplies and equipment

Program Details

36

Weeks Program Length

*Hybrid programs combine a supportive, hands-on, campus-based education environment with the independence and flexibility of online learning.

Our Medical Assisting Program. Made with You in Mind.

Taylor College’s Medical Assisting program includes the technical knowledge needed in areas such as vital signs, electrocardiography, laboratory techniques, billing/coding, and medical office procedures.

The Taylor College Advantage.

Taylor College combines qualified instruction with the medical facilities, equipment, and instruments you’d find in most medical assistant jobs. While the majority of the curriculum in this program is online, you’ll also gain important in-depth, hands-on experience with on-campus training that includes practical application of clinical skills, patient consultation, and medical office protocols. In addition, a 160-hour externship in actual medical facilities will prepare you with the on-the-job skills you will need as an important part of any medical team. All Taylor programs have valuable soft skill development built into the curriculum, including stress management, goal setting, resume writing, job search methods, successful interviewing techniques, customer relations, stress management, and how to present a professional image.

A unique benefit of Taylor’s Medical Assisting program is the inclusion of phlebotomy training, which prepares students for the Certified Phlebotomy Technician exam, as well as ECG training, which prepares students for the Certified EKG Technician exam.

Why a Formal Medical Assisting Program is so Important.

It’s clear that as the baby-boom generation ages, the medical industry will see an increased demand for medical services. Your role as a medical assistant will be important to perform routine clinical duties and administrative tasks so physicians can dedicate more time to their patients.

Make a genuine difference in the lives of others and work side-by-side with physicians and nurses to assist patients. With Taylor College’s Medical Assisting program, you’ll be able to start your medical career in a short period of time without sacrificing the quality of your education!

Careers in Focus: Medical Assisting

If you are compassionate and want to make a difference in your community, you should consider a career as a medical assistant. Medical assistants complete administrative and clinical tasks in a healthcare setting. Check out our infographic to find out what you’ll do, where you’ll work and the career opportunity for a medical assistant!

Train to be a Medical Assistant at Taylor College

Careers in Focus: Medical Assisting

If you are compassionate and want to make a difference in your community, you should consider a career as a medical assistant. Medical assistants complete administrative and clinical tasks in a healthcare setting. Check out our infographic to find out what you’ll do, where you’ll work and the career opportunity for a medical assistant!

Get Medical Assistant Jobs with Your Taylor College Education

With a Taylor College education, you’ll have opportunities to apply for medical assistant jobs to some of the most highly sought-after medical employers in the state.

Become a Medical Assistant today at Taylor College!

Are you tired of waiting? At Taylor College, we are here to help you achieve your goal of working in the health care field and finding good medical assistant jobs. You can further develop your professional skills by meeting with the Career Services Department! We have full-time Career Services staff on campus who are available to our students and graduates in person, by phone, or email to support them in the pursuit of career opportunities.

Did You Know...

Medical assistants complete administrative and clinical tasks in a healthcare setting.

Medical Assistants

25.1% expected growth rate in Florida from 2021 to 2029 http://www.floridajobs.org/workforce-statistics/data-center/statistical-programs/employment-projections

18% expected growth rate nationwide from 2020 to 2030 https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-assistants.htm#tab-6

Additional Information

Graduates of Taylor's Medical Assisting program are qualified to take:

National Level Taylor College is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).

ABHES is recognized by the Secretary of Education as a national accrediting body determined to be a reliable authority as to the quality of training offered by the educational institutions and programs it accredits. It's approved and recognized scope includes degree and non-degree granting private, postsecondary institutions offering educational programs predominantly in allied health; and the programmatic accreditation of medical assistant, medical laboratory technician, and surgical technology programs. When you attend an ABHES-accredited institution, you are attending a school that has undergone a rigorous process that evaluates educational quality.

State Level Taylor College is licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education. Additional information regarding this institution may be obtained by contacting the Commission at 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400; toll-free telephone number: (888) 224-6684; website: www.fldoe.org.

The following are a few of the courses that you’ll take as part of the Medical Assisting program:

  • Anatomy and Physiology Foundations
  • Introduction to Medical Assisting
  • Pathophysiology
  • Clinical Examination Procedures
  • Clinical Laboratory Procedures
  • Medical Office Procedures
  • Electronic Health Records

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. Click here for Financial Aid information.