Do you have what it takes to assist doctors in delivering compassionate, effective medical care? Then Central Penn College’s Medical Assisting program may be the perfect fit for you! Medical Assisting students will gain practical, real-world experience in our simulated medical office.
Compassionate Care Personalized
How would you like to learn to draw blood, prepare patients for exams, administer medications and injections or even assist with minor surgery? With our Medical Assisting degree, you can.
At Central Penn, you’ll learn from experts in the field about everything from bedside manner to patient care. This degree program will help you gain the skills necessary to work in a variety of healthcare facilities and assist doctors.
Graduate Satisfaction, Employer Satisfaction & Job Placement
2017 Graduation Satisfaction: 100%
2016 Graduation Satisfaction: 100%
2015 Graduation Satisfaction: 100%
2014 Graduation Satisfaction: 100%
2013 Graduation Satisfaction: 100%
5 year Graduation Satisfaction: 100%
2017 Employer Satisfaction: 100%
2016 Employer Satisfaction: 100%
2015 Employer Satisfaction: 100%
2014 Employer Satisfaction: 100%
2013 Employer Satisfaction: 100%
5 year Employer Satisfaction: 100%
Information obtained from MAERB annual report. Percentage for Job Placement: 80% for the 2017 admission cohort.
Click here to view the essential functions and technical standards for medical assisting students.
Medical Terminology and Pharmacology
Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology I & II
Allied Health Procedures
Medical Administrative Procedures
Disease and Diagnostic Methods
Medical Assisting Internship
Job Pursuit Seminar
Careers in this field include
- Medical Assistant
People who thrive in this field
- Good interpersonal skills
- Strong Work Ethic
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“Our Medical Assisting program is very comprehensive and fully prepares students to enter the profession. Our MA students learn from experts in the field about everything from proper communication skills to quality patient care.”
– Professor Nikki Marhefka, Director of the Medical Assisting program