Online Classes: Hands-On Clinicals


East Ohio College’s online medical assistant classes offer students the flexibility of taking online courses combined with receiving hands-on instruction during clinical days at the East Ohio campus.

The best of both worlds approach increases the comfort level for our East Ohio College medical assisting online students in learning patient care and clinical skills such as phlebotomy, EKGs, and lab tests.

The East Ohio College online academic journey consists of an integrated training plan for medical assistant students that prepares them for healthcare careers in two years or less.

This training plan includes classroom instruction, student services, lab skill development, externships, and career services.

East Ohio College medical assisting online students prepare for a National Healthcareer Association (NHA) certification exam as part of the curriculum. The certification exam our students are qualified to sit for is the following:

  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant*

*Certification is contingent upon passing this industry certification exam.

“A great school with amazing individuals who are beyond supportive in the classroom, never hesitant to lend out a helping hand and make sure their students are comfortable with the information being provided.”
– Torey Calio, East Ohio Student

Be A Part Of Something Special


Stay home and go to college while balancing family, work, and school. East Ohio College focuses on the student first to ensure your academic experience helps you achieve your goals. This is achieved through the following services and online campus features:

  • Small School Atmosphere
  • Convenience
  • 24/7 Tech Support
  • Mobile Access to Classes
  • Interactive Labs
  • Externships
  • Career Services
  • Institutional Grants*
  • Financial Aid^

Your future as a professional medical assistant can start today by calling East Ohio College at 330-385-1070 or requesting information!

*For those who qualify. See catalog for detailed eligibility requirements.
^For those who qualify.

Be Successful Now


The East Ohio College Online Medical Assisting program teaches various administrative, clinical, and lab skills, equipping you for careers in hospitals, doctor’s offices, and clinics. Skills you develop and can perform include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist physicians during physical exams
  • Assist with minor office surgeries
  • Conduct medical research and writing
  • Prepare medications
  • Take patient vital signs
  • Obtain lab specimens
  • Perform visual acuity tests
  • Conduct capillary punctures for glucose testing
  • Perform CLIA waived testing
  • Draw patient blood
  • Give injections
  • Assist with EKGs and other heart tests
  • Sterilize medical equipment

Now is the time to control your future by calling East Ohio College at 330-385-1070 or requesting information!

Medical Assisting Online Externships and Certifications


The East Ohio College Online Medical Assisting program offers a streamlined roadmap of student services and skill development classes. This program is ideal for those who aspire to have a healthcare career in two years or less.

East Ohio College students benefit from attending on-campus lab training to receive hands-on clinical instruction from their teachers.

Knowledge is power, but proof of knowledge is real power. East Ohio College online medical assistant students have the opportunity to earn an associate degree and obtain the skills and knowledge necessary to sit for a National Healthcareer Association (NHA) professional certification. Attaining your certification illustrates your skills and abilities to achieve success in the office to potential employers. The certification our students are qualified to sit for is the:

  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant*

The East Ohio College educational journey culminates with an externship that the college assists you with arranging. Externships allow students to apply skills learned in the classroom and lab to real-world healthcare situations. Upon completion of your externship, students work with the career management team to search for professional medical opportunities.

Take the first step toward a better tomorrow by calling East Ohio College at 330-385-1070 or requesting information.

*Certification is contingent on passing the corresponding certification exam. Required/ Included in Tuition/Fees.

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