Medical Assistant Programs in NYC

The following are Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAA-HEP) accredited Medical Assistant Programs in NYC.

ASA Institute of Business and Computer Tech Inc

81 Willoughby Street, 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201

The Medical Assisting program confers an Associate of Occupational Studies degree after the completion of 63 semester credit hours spanning a period of four semesters. Required non-professional courses include Career Development, Fundamentals of Computer Technology, Freshman Skills Seminar, Information Literacy, English Composition I and II, College Math plus a 3-credit elective Arts and Sciences course.

Professional courses that tackle the acquisition of administrative skills include Medical Office Administration, Law and Ethics for Allied Health Professionals, Medical Reimbursement, Medical Billing, and Word Processing.

Courses that address the clinical responsibilities of medical assistants include Anatomy and Physiology, Microbiology, Pharmacology, and Medical Emergencies for Allied Health Professionals. Others courses include Medical Terminology, Laboratory Techniques I and II, Clinical Office Procedures, Psychosocial Aspects of Health Care, and the Medical Assisting Externship. This program has a 31% on-time completion rate. The job placement rate for graduates who actively seek employment is 68.6%. Tuition and fees total $26, 157.

Plaza College

74-09 37th Avenue, Jackson Heights, NY, 11372

The training program also confers an Associate of Occupational Studies in Medical Assisting degree after fulfilling the necessary 63 credit hours, inclusive of the externship. The courses include medical billing and coding, phlebotomy training, and EKG training, among others. This program has a 92% on-time completion rate, and boast a >90% placement rate. Tuition and fees total around $26,820 for the entire program.

Wood-Tobe Coburn School

8 East 40th Street, New York, New York 10016

The Medical Assisting program confers either a Diploma after 10 months of training or an Associate Degree after the 14-16 month training program. Concentration courses include Medical Laboratory Procedures, Pharmacology, Clinical Procedures I, II & III, Medical Insurance, Medical Administrative Procedures I & II, Medical Terminology I, II & III, Medical Office Systems, and the Medical Externship.

On-time graduation rates are 100% for the diploma program and 98% for the degree program. This institution has a placement department to assist students in getting employed. Most recent placement rates are 88% (diploma) and 85-91% (degree). Latest tuition and fees total $20,675 (diploma) and $28,845 (degree).

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