Medical Assistants are multi-skilled health professionals specifically educated to work in a variety of ambulatory settings, performing administrative and clinical duties. STI’s Medical Assisting Program teaches the skills and theory of both the administrative and clinical components. Hear what our Medical Assisting graduates have to say about the program in this video!

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 86.2% over the past five years (2010-2014).


September – June
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m.– 2:10 p.m. classroom
(Clinical hours may vary.)

Click here to view the Medical Assisting Program Supplement.

Medical Assisting Graduate Survey

Medical Assisting Employer Survey