Classes Start May 13.

Become a Medical Assistant in as few as 12 months

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Medical assisting milestone program

Earn your medical assisting certificate while you work towards your associate degree.

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Start working quickly

Earn your medical assisting certificate and start working in the field in as few as 12 months.

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Flexible class schedules

Classes are offered in online, on-campus, and hybrid formats in standard 15-week and accelerated 7½-week sessions.

Prepare for a rewarding career as a medical assistant

Working in the health care industry is both rewarding and exciting. As a medical assistant, you will work alongside physicians, schedule patients for exams, take patient vital signs, perform EKGs, collect and process specimens, prepare patients for procedures, update filing records, and correspond with insurance companies regarding patient matters.

Become a trusted, versatile, and valued member of a medical team.

"Working in health care allows me to help my community and it gives me another level of self worth."

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Acquire the skills employers are seeking

As a Goodwin College Medical Assisting degree or certificate program graduate, you are eligible to sit for the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) exam offered by the American Association of Medical Assistants. This nationally-recognized certification is considered the gold standard of professionalism in medical assisting. Only graduates of accredited programs such as Goodwin’s are eligible to sit for this examination. This certification will make you a more qualified Medical Assistant who stands out to employers.

Financing your medical assisting education

Getting a great education means making an investment in your future; and our financial aid team is ready to work with you to make sure you find the grants, scholarships, and other aid you need to cover your college tuition.

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Medical assisting milestone program

As a student in our milestone medical assisting program, you will first complete the certificate requirements and receive your certificate in medical assisting; then continue to complete the associate degree program.

Career opportunities for medical assistants

Medical assistants can work in a variety of settings, including:

  • Ambulatory Health Care Services
  • Chiropractors' Offices
  • Family Medicine Practices
  • Health Care Practitioner Offices
  • Health Centers
  • Hospital Facilities
  • Medical Laboratories
  • Medical Offices
  • OB/GYN Practices
  • Outpatient Care Facilities
  • Physicians' Offices
  • Podiatrists' Offices
  • Walk-In Clinics

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Classes Start May 13.