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In accordance with Governor Kemp’s Executive Order, Georgia Northwestern Technical College will remain closed for in-person instruction with limited exceptions through the Spring 2020 semester. In lieu of in-person instruction, GNTC has transitioned to online learning for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester.

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


Program Outcomes for Medical Assisting Diploma

The Medical Assisting program at Georgia Northwestern Technical College reports the following outcome data from the 2018 Annual Report:
  1. Student retention rate:  92.31% for the admission cohort that entered in 2016.
  2. Job placement rate:  83.33% for the admission cohort that entered in 2016.
  3. Exam passage rate:  96.77% for the 2016 graduates.