Be a Medical Assistant in 12 Months
East Ohio College offers you an accelerated 12-month Medical Assisting diploma program at our residential campus in East Liverpool, where you can be ready for a medical career in months. In addition, employers from all over are looking for skilled medical assistants for employment in hospitals, doctor’s offices, clinics, and surgical units!
The hands-on training in our WE CARE classroom environment provides a team of instructors guiding you every step, starting with admissions, continuing through academics, and culminating with career services.
Explore your options in East Ohio’s 12-month medical assistant program, with classes and training that prepare you for the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant National Healthcareer Association certification exam. Now is the time to make your dreams come true and start your healthcare career.
*Certification is contingent on passing the corresponding certification exam.
“Coming here was the best decision I made! The staff is incredible and goes above and beyond!”
– Lindsay McDevitt, East Ohio Student
About Our 12-Month Medical Assisting Diploma Program
Your accelerated medical assisting classes train you in multiple skill sets, giving you versatility in the front office, patient care, and diagnostic lab tests.
Some of the clinical skills you will learn include:
- Checking Vital Signs (Blood Pressure, Temperature, Pulse)
- Assisting Doctors and Nurses with Exams
- Conducting Eye Exams
- Collecting and Processing Medical Specimens
- Performing Lab Tests
- Practicing Phlebotomy
- Managing Sterilizing Procedures
- Assisting with Minor Surgeries
- Administering Injections (Shots)
- Performing EKGs
In 12 months, your medical assisting classes will also provide you with medical office administration skills which include:
- Managing a Medical Office
- Processing Insurance Claims
- Managing Office Scheduling
- Using Medical Software Programs
- Transcribing Medical Charts
- Practicing HIPAA Procedures
Change your life today for the future that your family deserves! Medical facilities need trained and dedicated professionals to care for patients.
Your Medical Assisting Career
The healthcare field is rapidly expanding as a result of changing demographics and innovative technologies. This is creating career opportunities at medical facilities such as:
- Blood Banks
- Long-Term Care Facilities
- Surgical Units
- Children’s Clinics
- Doctor’s Offices
Take the first step and request information about East Ohio College’s 12-month medical assisting training program.
Why East Ohio is Right for You
Be successful now! Contact East Ohio College and explore your career potential with our accelerated medical assisting training program.
The entire East Ohio College experience is designed to do one thing, which is to provide you with the proper training, academic and personal support, and education services to give you every opportunity to be successful. Your East Ohio experience includes:
- WE CARE Classroom Experience
- A Convenient Location
- Academic Support
- Hands-On Technical Training
- Interactive Medical Labs
- Medical Externships
- Career Services
- Financial Aid (for those who qualify)
Now is your time to become a medical assistant and start a healthcare career as a team member with doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals. In only 12 months, you can earn your medical assisting diploma and be able to help examine and treat patients.
Medical Externships and Certifications
Toward the conclusion of your academic experience at East Ohio College, you will be placed in a medical externship at a hospital, doctor’s office, or other medical facilities under the guidance of a trained supervisor. This exciting, real-world career experience is an excellent opportunity to apply skills developed in the classroom to actual patient situations and events. The externship also gives you the chance to function in a team environment and begin the networking process that could lead to future employment.
Professional certification is the credential you work toward in your 12-month Medical Assisting diploma program. Certifications illustrate to potential employers that you have acquired the competencies and skills necessary to become a valuable contributor to their office or department. In addition, your 12-month medical assisting classes prepare you to sit for the following National Healthcareer Association (NHA) certification exam:
- Certified Clinical Medical Assistant*
Discover all the possibilities that the East Ohio Medical Assisting diploma program can present to you by requesting information today!
*Certification is contingent on passing the corresponding certification exam. Required/ Included in Tuition/Fees.