Medical Assisting Diploma

  • Credential Offered: Diploma
  • Program Length: 40 Weeks (Day) 48 weeks (Evening)

If earning a living by helping others sounds like a dream to you, then you might be the perfect fit for a career in medical assisting.

At Daytona College, You will Get

Real-World Experience

Skilled medical assistants are a core part of any medical team. The Daytona College Medical Assisting Diploma program is helping to meet the growing demand for qualified medical assistants and preparing students for rewarding careers in the healthcare industry.

Already working a full-time job? That’s ok! The program is also offered online to accommodate any busy schedule.

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What You'll Learn

As a student in Daytona College’s Medical Assisting Diploma program, you’ll be learning essential clinical and administrative skills that keep hospitals, clinics, private practices, and other medical facilities running smoothly on a daily basis. Program curriculum includes training in the following areas:

  • Recording vital signs
  • Patient intake and assessment
  • Diagnostic tests
  • Administering medication
  • Specimen collection and processing
  • Electronic health records
  • Insurance and billing
  • Patient scheduling
  • Drawing blood
 

It won’t all be classrooms and lectures. At Daytona College, you’ll have the opportunity to gain real-world experience through externships in a physician’s office or other medical facility.

Potential Career Paths

Medical Assisting Diploma program graduates can work in:

Physicians’ Offices

Hospital systems

Emergency Care Offices

Clinics

Nursing Homes

Schools

Government Agencies

Certifications

Program graduates qualify for the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) certification exam, offered through the American Medical Technologists Association as well as the EKG Technician Certification (CET) and the Phlebotomy Technician Certification (CPT) exams through the National Healthcare Association.

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Whether you’re just starting to think about a career or looking to change your current work situation, Daytona College offers a focused career education to get you trained and ready to start a new career.