Becoming a medical assistant allows you to provide care that makes a difference in the life of each and every patient. Earning an associate degree in medical assisting can train you for a career in the fast-paced field of healthcare. Westwood College’s medical assistant degree prepares you to help doctors and nurses in a variety of medical facilities. Learn from faculty members with years of experience in hands-on courses that help you develop the real-world skills required in the medical field.
*Core classes prepare students for industry-relevant certifications. To earn certification, graduates must take and pass the relevant certification test(s) administered by the certifying body.
An associate degree in medical assisting opens up a world of possibilities. Course topics include:
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*Not all programs are offered every term. Check with the campus of interest for current program offerings.
Where could your degree in medical assisting take you?
Our medical assistant program provides the educational background and hands-on experience necessary to successfully begin a career in the fast-growing medical industry. Our faculty of professionals with experience in their fields will provide you with the knowledge, training and insight that you’ll use in your career. Take a look at some of the career fields that may be available to graduates with a medical assisting associate degree from Westwood College.*
*Graduates without experience in the field will likely start in entry-level positions. Westwood College does not guarantee employment or salary. Please refer to westwood.edu/disclosures for important information about our programs, including salary information, job titles and employers of our graduates, as well as information about median loan debt and potential occupations from the Department of Education. Westwood prepares graduates for certification. Graduates wishing to attain certification must take and pass any applicable test/exams.
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