Medical Assistant

If you're looking to gain clinical experience, enjoy helping patients, and want to get started in a healthcare career, you may want to consider becoming a medical assistant! Medical assistant programs are fast, relatively inexpensive, and you can use medical assisting as a stepping stone to other healthcare careers like nursing.

Medical Assistant Salary
$34,800 per year
Source: BLS
How Long Does it Take to Become a Medical Assistant?
1-2 years
Source: BLS

How to Become a Medical Assistant

See our step by step guide to becoming a Medical Assistant. Medical Assistant Guide

How Much Does a Medical Assistant Make?

One major factor you need to consider when thinking about becoming a medical assistant is how much you can make. Find out your earning potential. Medical Assistant Salary Guide

The Ultimate Guide to Medical Assistant Programs

Find out everything you need to know about online medical assistant programs, including what you can expect to learn, and programs with high student success rates to help you make that next move. Top Medical Assistant Programs 2021

How to Go From Medical Assistant to RN

Working as a medical assistant can be an excellent entry point into many healthcare careers, including becoming a registered nurse. Find out how medical assistants can make the jump to RNs. Medical Assistant to RN Guide

Becoming a doctor takes years in pre-med and medical school. The first step to completely immerse myself in the medical field as soon as possible was to complete a medical assistant program and to actually start working in the field that I love so much. Once I graduated from my medical assistant and phlebotomy program I immediately started working in the field. The experience I’ve gained has just confirmed that this is where I’m supposed to be and I love it!

Taylor Brune , MA, @heartsinbloomhealth

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