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Nashville College of Medical Careers

1556 Crestview Drive
Madison, TN 37115

Phone: 615-868-2963
Email: nashvillecollege@bellsouth.net

Medical Assistant Training Program

medical transcription course Career Opportunities for trained health care personnel have never been better! This is a career field where you can feel good about what you do. At the end of each workday, you will know that you made a difference in someone's life. Isn't that good feeling worth pursuing?

Course Objective

The Medical Assistant Program prepares the student to become a reliable and efficient individual in a wide variety of duties. 

Versatility and ingenuity based on a broad knowledge of a combination of easily recognized job specialties, such as receptionist, secretary, lab assistant, office nurse, bookkeeper and medical office manager, are the main focus of this program. Therefore, the major objective is to provide specialized training in anatomy, terminology, nursing, clinical laboratory, and office management to train a medical assistant of quality and increasing value to the physician employer, and to the individuals seeking medical attention. 

Course Outline

  • Medical Terminology
  • Basic Keyboarding
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Office Laboratory I and II
  • Office Laboratory III and IV
  • Medical Assistant I and II
  • Medical Assistant III and IV
  • Externship

We think so!That's why we strive for excellence in all phases of the students' training experience – from the admissions office through the hands-on learning, right on to assisting the student with job placement! We measure our success by our student's success. We are here for you every step of the way! 

Employment in health care is expected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations through the year 2015 as the health services industry expands because of technological advances in medicine, and a growing and aging population. It is one of the fastest growing occupations.

quality health care
 
Program name
Program Level - Undergraduate Certificate
Program Length - 36 weeks  
 
Cost
 
How much will this program cost me?*
 
 
 
Tuition and fees: $13,600
Books and supplies: $780
On-campus room & board: not offered
 
 
For further program cost information click here.
*The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion. Note that this information is subject to change.
 
 
 
Financing
 
What financing options are available to help me pay for this program?
 
 
 
Financing for this program may be available through grants, scholarships, loans (federal and private) and institutional financing plans. The median amount of debt for program graduates is shown below:
Federal loans: $8,821
Private education loans: $0
Institutional financing plan: $300
 
*The school has elected to provide the following additional information: 92% of program graduates used loans to help finance their costs for this program.
 
 
 
Success
 
How long will it take me to complete this program?
 
 
 
The program is designed to take 36 weeks to complete. Of those that completed the program in 2014-2015, 89% finished in 36 weeks.
 
What are my chances of getting a job when I graduate?
 
Both the institution's state and accreditor require the calculation of a job placement rate for this program.
 
Accreditor Rate: The job placement rate for students who completed this program is 80%.
 
For further information about this job placement rate, click here.
 
State Rate: The job placement rate for students who completed this program is 80%.
 
For further information about this job placement rate, click here.
 
 
Click here for more information on jobs related to this program
 
 

1. Other costs for this program
No additional information provided.

2. Job Placement Rate Information
Name of the accrediting agency this placement rate is calculated for:
ACCSC

Who is included in the calculation of this rate?
All students who completed between July 1, 2013 and June 30, 2014 are included in this calculation.

What types of jobs were these students placed in?
The job placement rate includes completers hired for: Jobs within the field

Positions that recent completers were hired for include: Medical Assistant

When were the former students employed?
This rate is based on program completers who were employed within 180 days of completion and were employed for at least 13 weeks.

How were completers tracked?
Completer/alumni survey/employer survey

3. Job Placement Rate Information
Name of the state this placement rate is calculated for:
TN ­ - Tennessee

Who is included in the calculation of this rate?
All students who completed between July 1, 2013 and June 30, 2014 are included in this calculation.

What types of jobs were these students placed in?
The job placement rate includes completers hired for: Jobs within the field

Positions that recent completers were hired for include: Medical Assistant

When were the former students employed?
This rate is based on program completers who were employed within 180 days of completion and were employed for at least 13 weeks.

How were completers tracked?
Completer/alumni survey/employer survey

4. Additional information related to this program and/or the information provided above
No additional information provided.

5. More information on jobs related to this program
Medical Assistants
http://online.onetcenter.org/link/summary/31-9092.00

 

 

Nashville College of Medical Careers is authorized for operation as a post-secondary education institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. In order to view detailed career placement and graduation information on the programs offered by Nashville College of Medical Careers, please click here or visit www.state.tn.us/thec and click on the Authorized Institutions data link button.

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