Medical Assisting

The Medical Assisting program prepares students for employment in a variety of positions in today’s medical offices. The Medical Assisting program provides learning opportunities, which introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and occupational knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to upgrade present knowledge and skills or to retrain in the area of medical assisting. 

Programs of Study

 

Please also view our Health Technologies page for documentation about our Competitive Admissions policies. 

Program Outcomes for Medical Assisting Diploma

  1. The Medical Assisting Program at Georgia Northwestern Technical College has an average employer and graduate satisfaction rate of 100% over the past five years.
  2. The Medical Assisting Program at Georgia Northwestern Technical College has an average retention rate of 90.4% over the past five years, and there are a number of support services available to students so that they can successfully complete the program.
  3. The Medical Assisting Program at Georgia Northwestern Technical College has an average job placement rate of 88.6% over the past five years.
  4. Over the past five years, the Medical Assisting Program at Georgia Northwestern Technical College has had an average of 95.65% of the graduates participate in one of the approved Certification Examinations with an average five year pass rate of 87.5%.