Medical Assistant is offered at the Kirtland Health Sciences Center in Grayling.
Median Salary: $30,590
Job Growth Outlook 2014-24: 23%
The median annual wage for career opportunities from this program with an associate degree, according to the US Department of Labor and Bureau of Labor Statistics.
More choices. More money.
Certified medical assistants are:
Worth more money
Enjoy more job stability
You could be:
Getting consistent hours
Experiencing better working conditions
Finding more job choices
You’ll get first-hand experience in healthcare facilities around the region and:
patient care simulation and
supervised clinical practice (actual patient care)
Who does well in it?
People who are:
good at problem solving
love caring for patients
What would you do?
take medical histories
perform lab tests
carry out patient care
be part of a team
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Your complex body of knowledge and specialized skills will make a difference in the lives of your patients — and your career. The more you know, the more you’ll earn.
Kirtland’s Associate in Applied Science program
takes 63 credit hours
delivers cost savings between $1,000 and $12,000
(when compared to in-district and out-of-district fees at other Michigan schools)
Starting in the Fall 2018 semester we will also offer a one year Medical Assistant certificate program.
If you’re ready to learn more about:
Start now. Transfer later.
Where would you work?
Licensing requirements for employment
Medical Assistant program is approved by American Medical Technologist Association (AMT). Students successfully completing the program qualify to take the certification examination through AMT. Students completing this program can also sit for the Phlebotomy Technican examination through AMT to become a certified Phleobotomist.
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