Tuesday – October 15, 2019
Downtown Milwaukee Campus Health Education Center
Enter the healthcare field with skills to perform various clinical, laboratory and administrative procedures. During the clinical practicum, you have an opportunity to acquire additional healthcare experience while performing a 176-hour unpaid externship held at partnering healthcare facilities. Program graduates are eligible to register for the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) exam and qualify to become a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA).
MATC's Medical Assistant program has an average student retention rate of 87% for the past five years (2013-2017), which exceeds the Medical Assisting Education Review Board threshold of >=60%. For 2017, our employer satisfaction surveys for Medical Assisting graduates were 100%.
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This program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756; 727-210-2350; www.caahep.org.
Accreditation is based upon the recommendation of the Curriculum Review Board of the American Association of Medical Assistants’ Endowment (CRB-AAMAE).
Career Outlook: The demand for Certified Medical Assistants continues to grow.
Career Pathway: This program features exploratory courses that count toward a credential. Contact an MATC advisor for information.
Program Code: 31-509-1
Start Dates: August/January
This program does not have a waitlist.
Students are admitted through a petition process.
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A criterion considered in the petition process is verification of student residency. Students selected via the petition process are chosen based on MATC district residency, then Wisconsin nondistrict residency, followed by nonresidents, unless otherwise stated.
Career Cluster: Health Sciences
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