Medical Assistants are multi-skilled health professionals specifically educated to work in a variety of ambulatory settings, performing administrative and clinical duties. STI’s nine-month Medical Assisting Program teaches the skills and theory of both the administrative and clinical components.

Administrative Medical Assistant skills learned:

  • Fundamentals of medical office management
  • Introduction to billing and coding
  • Financial practices within the medical office
  • Maintain patient records through electronic and paper systems

Clinical Medical Assistant skills learned:

  • Obtain vital signs
  • Perform medication reconciliation
  • Perform screening tests
  • Assist with examinations and minor office procedures
  • Phlebotomy & EKG training, and CPR Certification

The student will participate in an externship in a physicians’ office or other ambulatory care setting. The graduate is qualified to sit for the national Certified Medical Assistant exam sponsored by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA).

Employment Opportunities

  • Clinical Assistant
  • Insurance Billing Clerk
  • Medical Assistant, Receptionist or Transcriptionist
  • Medical Secretary or Administrative Assistant

The Medical Assisting Program at Southeastern Technical Institute has a job placement rate average of 92.9% over the past five years (2011-2015).


Starts every Fall semester
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m.– 2:10 p.m. classroom
(Clinical hours may vary.)

Medical Assisting Program Approval & Accreditation:

Southeastern Technical Institute is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education.
7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325
Atlanta, GA 30350
Tel: 770.396.3898

Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street
Malden, MA 02148-4906
781-333-3000 

Commission of Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763 
Tel: 727-210-2350

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