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ADMISSIONS COURSE DESCRIPTION PROGRAM EXPENSES

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. Externship begins during the second semester. Students attend class one day per week and externship four days per week.

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).

Schedule

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
www.council.org
Tel: 770.396.3898

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

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

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