Central Career School's Medical Assistant program is designed to prepare Medical Assistants as multi-skilled health professionals specifically educated to work in ambulatory settings performing administrative and clinical duties. The practice of medical assisting directly influences the public's health and well-being, and requires mastery of a complex body of knowledge and specialized skills requiring both formal education and practical experience that serve as standards for entry into the profession.
At the completion of the program, graduates who have diligently attended class and their externship, studied, and practiced their skills should have the necessary skills to seek entry level employment as medical assistants.
CCS gave me the hands-on training I needed to find a great job in the Medical field.
Tindra, Medical Graduate
As a Medical Assistant student at Central Career School you will learn to perform the following key tasks necessary for entry-level employment:
During the externship phase of the program, you will gain clinical, laboratory, and administrative medical assisting experience in a medical office.
LS Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition: Medical Assistants (Selected excerpts).