Program: Medical Assisting

Program Description: The Medical Assisting program is designed to prepare students to function competently in an entry-level position in a variety of medical settings. The program will include current medical information, demonstrations and practice of administrative, clinical and laboratory skills. Medical assistants help doctors examine and treat patients, perform routine tasks, and keep the medical office running smoothly. Duties vary from office to office, but normally include taking vital signs and information, taking medical histories, preparing patients for examinations, and assisting during the appointment. Medical assistants may also take blood, give injections, take EKGs, remove sutures, collect and prepare laboratory specimens, instruct patients on special diets and medications, and sterilize medical instruments. A medical assistants job duties vary from day to day with each patient that comes to the office.
Program Duration: 780 Hours
Program Cost: $15,239.22
Tuition and Fees: $14,897.38
Books Cost: $0.00
Tools Cost: $234.34
Other Cost: $107.50
Pell Grant: No
Prerequisites:
Be at least 17 years of age and have a high school diploma, or have a General Education Diploma (GED) or be at least 18 years of age and pass an approved USDOE ability to benefit test.
Program Occupations: 31909200 - Medical Assistants
31909200 - Medical Assistants
Disabled Student Access: No
Other Language: No
Program Provider: Milan Institute
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Program Locations

Location Name Address County
Milan Institute 6500 S Mooney Blvd, Visalia CA 93277 Tulare County
Milan Institute 6500 S Mooney Blvd, Visalia CA 93277 Tulare County
Milan Institute 731 Shaw Avenue, Clovis CA 93612 Fresno County
Milan Institute 731 Shaw Avenue, Clovis CA 93612 Fresno County
Milan Institute 780 Loughborough Drive, Merced CA 95348 Merced County
Milan Institute 780 Loughborough Drive, Merced CA 95348 Merced County

Program Contacts

Name Location Name Email Phone
Marcy Ceranek Milan Institute
Contact
mceranek@milaninstitute.edu (559) 707-8050

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