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Medical Assisting

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Adults and High School Seniors

The goal of MNTC's Medical Assisting Program is to prepare competent entry-level medical assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains. Students also learn to perform administrative and clinical duties such as: taking medical histories, recording vital signs, patient education, medical coding, appointment scheduling, billing, and administering medications. Skill performance can vary according to state law.

Over the past five years, the Moore Norman Technology Center Medical Assisting Program has received a 100% graduate satisfaction rating.

Program Details

Who can attend?

This career program is open to adults and high school seniors.

  • Adults can choose to attend A.M. and/or P.M. sessions. 
  • High school students can attend half day, A.M. or P.M., to be decided during career advisement session.

Courses

 
Course Name
Medical Law and Ethics
Professional and Patient Relations
Technical Anatomy and Physiology
Medical Terminology
Clinical Procedures I
Administrative Medical Office Procedures
Medical Assistant Applications
Clinical Procedures II
Medical Office Laboratory Procedures
Medical Assistant Pharmacology
Medical Insurance & Coding
Medical Assisting Simulation
Medical Informatics
Medical Assisting Externship
 
Total Class Hours: 1050

Prerequisites

Requirements

Class Times

Morning Hours: Adults 9:15 - 12:25; NPS 9:15 - 12:05; MPS 9:35 - 12:25
Afternoon Hours: 1:15 - 4:10
Evening Hours: N/A
Days: Monday - Friday

Expenses

Credentials Available

After successful completion of the Medical Assisting Program, students will be eligible to test for certification or registration from the following credentialing organizations:

Certified Medical Assistant  (CMA) (American Association of Medical Assistants)

Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) (American Medical Technologists)

Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) (National Center for Competency Testing) 

Certified Medical Assistant (CCMA) (National Healthcareer Association)

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CMAC) (American Medical Certification Association)

Accreditations

The Medical Assisting Program is accredited by the Commission on The Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of Medial Assistant Education Review Board (MAERB).

The Medical Assisting program at Moore Norman Technology Center receives accreditation by the Oklahoma State Department of Education and the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education annually.

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
(727) 210-2350
Fax: 
(727) 210-2354

 

 

Gainful Employment

Is this program right for me?

Attributes

  • Service Orientation
  • Speaking 
  • Active Listening
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Critical Thinking
  • Writing
  • Active Learning
  • Time Management
  • Judgement and Decision Making
  • Learning Strategies

Completion & Positive Placement Rate

  • On-Time Adult Completion Rate: 81.8%
  • Positive Placement Rate: 100%

Positive Placement Rate includes Military, Continuing Education and all Employment, related or not related. The rate information provided below is based on the most current data available.

Potential Occupations

  • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)
  • Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)
  • Medical Office Assistant or Clerk
  • Medical Transcriptionist
  • Office Manager

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Potential Wages

  • US - $11.46 - $22.07 Hourly; $23,830 - $45,900 Annually
  • OK - $10.55 - $18.73 Hourly; $21,950 - $38,960 Annually

SOC Code:  31-9092.00 - Medical Assistants

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Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial Aid

  • Financial Aid Eligibility: Title IV Eligible
  • Loan Debt: $0.00
  • CIP Code: 51.0801

Start your application today at www.fafsa.ed.gov.

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Note: MNTC does not participate in the Federal Student Loan Program.

Medical Assisting Help Center

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Are clinicals required? Do students have to provide their own transportation?

A: Yes, clinicals are required. Students are required to provide their own transportation to their assigned clinical location. Clinical work varies by location across the Oklahoma City metro.

Q: Are there prerequisites for this program?

A:  Refer to the "Prerequisites" tab above.

Q: Does MNTC require student ID badges?

A: Yes. All students and staff must wear an MNTC badge while on campus. Pictures for badges are taken during the registration process.

Q: Does the Anatomy and Physiology sections count for high school credit?

A: No

Q: Do I need a stethoscope and blood pressure cuff?

A: They are not required for the course, however, they are useful to have at home for practice. We do not allow students to take our equipment home.

Q: How many hours is the program and how long will it take to complete?

A: The program is 1185 hours. It will take a year (two semesters) to complete if you go full-time or two years (four semesters) if you go part-time.

Q: How many students are there in class?

A: Generally, there is a maximum of 18 students in our class.

Q: How much does this program cost?

A: Refer to the "expenses" tab above.

Q: I can't attend during the daytime, do you offer night classes?

A: This long-term program is not available in the evening. You might consider one of our short-term health classes or programs!

Q: Is there a waiting list?

A: For this program, you will need to speak with an MNTC Career Advisor. Set up your free career advisement today!

Q: What are possible occupations for me?

A: Refer to the "Potential Occupations" tab above.

Q: What are the requirements for this program?

A: Medical Assisting is an Acceptance Career Program and has unique application requirements. Please call (405) 801-5000 before applying.

Q: What certifications are available?

A: Refer to the "Credentials Available" tab above.

Q: What color scrubs do students wear?

A: The scrubs are Royal Blue and may be purchased online or at any retail uniform store. Leave tags on and have scrubs and shoes approved on the first day of class.

Q: What is the cost of this program?

A: Refer to the "cost" tab above.

Q: What kind of job could I get from this program?

A: Refer to the "potential occupations" tab above.

Q: What kind of testing is required prior to getting into the program?

A: Testing information is available during your meeting with an MNTC Career Advisor. 

Q: When are immunizations and TB testing due?

A: All immunizations and TB tests are due the first day of class. The Flu immunization may be obtained prior to November 1, of the school year.

Q: When does the program start?

A: Refer to the "class times" tab above.

Q: Where can I get a TB test?

A: Affordable Quality Care is one suggestion. Call (405) 801-5400 for more information.

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