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Career Overview

As a medical assistant, you’ll have the chance to make patients feel at ease. Be an integral part of a medical team as you perform administrative and clinical tasks in the offices of physicians, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities.

Career Ready in as Little as 9 Months

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Flexible Blended Learning to Help Balance Life and School

This program features a blend of online and on-campus learning. This is to help make going to school work with your busy schedule. Typically, you will spend 2-3 days on campus, where you can practice hands-on skills and ask your instructor questions. Complete the rest of your coursework online at home, at your own pace, and on your own time.

All-Inclusive Tuition for Medical Assisting Students

As a medical assisting student, you’ll receive an iPad to help you with your online coursework, which is yours to keep after graduation. All-inclusive tuition also covers your books, Altierus branded backpack, school scrubs, and blood pressure kit. Test preparation and fees for the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) exam or the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) certification exam are also included.

Work as a medical assistant in settings such as:

2019 annual national salary for jobs in this occupation*


Median Salary

Lowest 10%: $25,820 or less

2018-28 projected growth*


New Jobs

+23% Growth

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical Assistants, on the Internet at (visited 4/24/2020).

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Medical Assistant Program Information

We understand you don’t want to spend years in the classroom. That’s why our hands-on training is designed for quick workplace entry. It only takes 10 months to complete our Medical Assistant program so you can make a change and prepare to begin your new career.

Skills to Build Your Career

At Altierus, we’re here to help you build a strong foundation for success. Learn how to perform critical duties such as:

  • Updating and filing patient medical records
  • Coding and filling out insurance forms
  • Scheduling appointments
  • Preparing patients for examinations
  • Performing basic laboratory tests

Certification Prep and Testing Included

Our Medical Assistant program prepares you to pass professional certification exams, which can help improve your employability and your earnings potential. These industry-recognized credentials can help you stand out in your job search.

Preparation and testing are included in the program at no extra cost for one of the following certification exams:

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1750 Beaver Ruin Road, Suite 500
Norcross, GA 30093

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