Students in this program will learn how the human body's various systems work as well as techniques for administering common tests such as pulmonary function and urinalysis. They also learn front office administrative skills to make them well-rounded candidates who are ready to enter the field upon program completion.
This program includes courses such as:
As a student at BTI, you'll be using equipment you'll see in the field, including EKG machines, hematocrit, and blood glucose kits as well as autoclaves. With our classes, you'll be prepared to confidently apply your skills in the workplace.
The demand for Medical Assistants is increasing, meaning that you'll have a number of potential job opportunities when you graduate. After you have completed your Medical Assistant classes, you will be ready to take a relevant certification exam. Passing this exam opens doors to many new types of jobs and potentially an even more satisfying career.
Those who have completed Medical Assistant programs can work in a number of positions, including:
Medical Assistants are often employed by hospitals, research facilities or home health care agencies.
As part of the Medical Assistant training program, we have all students complete an externship as part of the program's coursework. We believe that these externships provide valuable experience and the chance to apply what you've learned to in a real-life setting.
Our externship course partners include:
Our goal is to teach students the skills they need to succeed in their chosen Healthcare field. We offer assistance every step of the way- through the application process, during your time at BTI, and even after graduation.
As the first step in applying to BTI, you'll meet with an Admissions Representative who will help you determine which Healthcare program is right for you based on your interests. They can also help you apply for loans, grants and other forms of financial assistance to help you pay for your education. Visit the Financial Aid section to learn more about paying for your education (financial aid is available for those who qualify).
You'll continue to have access to our Career Services Department even after you graduate. We can help you with resume writing, interviewing skills and more, regardless of where you are in your career. Learn about Career Assistance.
Contact our Admissions Representatives or call 888.881.5954 to request additional information about applying to BTI and our available programs. The sooner you start your education, the closer you are to an exciting, rewarding career!
Our Medical Assisting program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
Phone: (727) 210-2350
Medical Assisting Associate in Specialized Business Student Outcomes
The five-year weighted average for retention and placement for the Medical Assisting Associate in Specialized Business program at Berks Technical Institute is indicated below, based on the most recent Annual Report Form submitted to the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB) and the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP):