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Catalog 2017-18

Medical Assisting

Schoolcraft’s nationally accredited medical assisting program will prepare you for both the care-giving and administrative aspects of the growing healthcare field. The program offers four certificate options:

  • The medical assisting certificate objective is to prepare competent, entry level medical assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.
  • The medical biller/receptionist skills certificate can lead to a career in a variety of healthcare facilities, providing organizational and operational support.
  • The phlebotomy skills certificate program will teach students how to draw blood through the venipuncture method, preparing them for employment as a phlebotomist in a doctor’s office, clinic or healthcare facility.
  • With a physician office medical transcription skills certificate, students will prepare to handle the various job duties of a transcriptionist, including preparing medical letters, chart notes, consultations, history, physicals, discharge notes and initial office evaluations.

Selective Admissions for Limited/Restricted Enrollment Programs

Students must be officially admitted through an additional selective admissions process for this limited/restricted enrollment program prior to enrolling in core/major courses.
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