Medical AssistantDIPLOMA, 36 CREDITS
This one year diploma program is designed to prepare students for employment as Medical Assistants. Medical Assistants are allied health professionals who assist physicians in the ambulatory care setting and perform a variety of clinical, laboratory, and administrative tasks. The specific duties of a Medical Assistant may vary by location, specialty, and size of the medical practice. In small practices, Medical Assistants handle both administrative and clinical duties. Those in large practices tend to specialize in a particular area.Location: Austin, Owatonna, Online Course(s)
Program Starts: Fall
Course Plan: 3 Semesters
Faculty: Laura Beasley Nicole Nelson Laura Beasley Nicole Nelson Laura Beasley Holly Eisenman Nicole Nelson Laura Beasley Holly Eisenman Kathy Kirkpatrick Laura Beasley Holly Eisenman Holly Eisenman
For in-depth information including outcomes, program fees, course descriptions, and more please visit the Medical Assistant program page at riverland.edu.
Required Core Courses (36 credits)
Electives (3 credits optional)