Medical Assistant Program

Complete Your Training in as Little as 8 Months

Delivering quality healthcare to patients is a team effort. Success doesn’t rest solely on the shoulders of doctors and nurses but also on the shoulders of the knowledgeable assistants that keep them moving.

If you want to work alongside physicians and play a key role in patient satisfaction, explore the Medical Assistant certification from Career Quest Learning Centers.

In the Medical Assistant program, you can learn to assist physicians during examinations and treatments. Read on to see how you can make a difference in Lansing, Jackson, or Mt. Pleasant!

Where Our Medical Assistant Program Can Take You

Everyone learns a little bit differently, and our Medical Assistant program is designed to cater to individuals. We pride ourselves on our hands-on curriculum and small class sizes. With 25 students or less in a class at one time, you’ll receive the personalized attention you deserve.

Students can finish the Medical Assistant program in just eight months! Upon completion, you’ll be prepared for employment in rewarding positions such as:

  • Medical Assistant
  • Phlebotomy Technician
  • Medical Technician
  • EKG Technician
  • Laboratory Assistant

Learning Beyond the Classroom

As an accredited college, we don’t just teach textbook knowledge. We teach the personal skills necessary to navigate fast-paced and ever-changing work environments. We want to help you put together your resume, prepare for the interview process, and excel in workplace communication.

As part of the Medical Assistant program, you’ll even have the opportunity to apply for work-based externships. These externships will provide the real-world experience necessary for your transition into a new career.

Life as a Medical Assistant

Most medical assistants work full-time and may work evenings or weekends to cover shifts in around-the-clock medical facilities. Our Medical Assistant graduates have landed exciting jobs at McLaren Healthcare, Sparrow Hospital, and Great Lakes Center of Rheumatology among many others.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, employment for Medical Assistants is expected to grow 23% between 2018 and 2028*. That’s much faster than the average occupational growth and equates to tons of opportunity for you!

Potential certifications in our Medical Assistant Program include:1

  • EKG Technician
  • CPR and Basic Life Support
  • Electronic Health Records Specialist
  • Medical Assistant
  • Phlebotomy Technician

Is a Rewarding Career in Healthcare Right for You?

Take the "Career Quest Healthcare Career Training Readiness Quiz"

A career in healthcare is about so much more than opening your mind. It’s about opening your heart, too! Do you think you’re ready to put your compassion to the test?

Our fun, online quiz takes three minutes to complete and you’ll receive a personalized report of your results. Identify your strengths and social style to discover the training and positions you’re best suited for.

Get your Healthcare Career Training Readiness score now! Healthcare providers across the country are looking for qualified graduates of accredited medical assistant programs. If you want to find a career that allows you to help others when they need it most, it’s time to roll up your sleeves with the Career Quest Learning Centers team.

We’re proud to offer campuses in Lansing, Jackson, and Mt. Pleasant. Contact us today to learn more about our Medical Assistant program!

1Certifications are subject to change at any time at the sole discretion of Career Quest.



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