Medical Assistants help physicians examine and treat patients, as well as perform conventional tasks needed to keep the office running smoothly.
Although Medical Assistants perform both clinical and administrative tasks, the nature of their work varies from facility to facility – hospitals, clinics, and offices. Join a helping profession.
The University of Northwestern Ohio's Medical Assisting program is accredited by The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). Our curriculum allows students to perform administrative and clinical tasks including basic laboratory testing, drawing blood and instructing patients about medication, in the offices of physicians, chiropractors, and medical specialists.
* Students in the Medical Assisting Program are required to undergo a criminal background check and provide proof of certain required immunizations prior to entering the externship phase of the program.