Career Opportunities

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    The job outlook for medical assistants is strong, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Medical assistants and phlebotomists are needed to assist with patient exams, draw blood, maintain medical records, arrange diagnostic procedures, process medical billing and coding, and more.

    Job Growth Expected for Medical Assistants, Phlebotomists

    Employment of medical assistants is projected to grow 23 percent from 2014 to 2024, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, while employment of phlebotomists is projected to grow 25 percent. This expected job growth is much faster than the average for all occupations.

    The median annual wage for medical assistants was $31,540 in May 2016 according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. The median annual wage for phlebotomists was $32,710 in May 2016.

    Our Program Gives You Options, Career Flexibility

    After you graduate from our Clinical Medical Assistant program, you will be prepared to take competency exams and seek entry-level positions in physicians’ offices, hospitals, outpatient clinics, and other healthcare facilities as a:

    • Medical assistant
    • Medical office assistant
    • Billing and coding specialist
    • Phlebotomist

    Nursing homes, insurance companies, laboratories, and medical transcription/editing companies also hire clinical medical assistants.