Medical Assisting

What is Medical Assisting?

The Medical Assisting program will prepare you to be a multi-skilled healthcare professional who is qualified to perform administrative, clinical and laboratory procedures. Coursework includes instruction in scheduling appointments, coding and processing insurance accounts, billing, collections, computer operations, assisting with examinations/treatments, performing routine laboratory procedures, electrocardiography, medication administration, and ethical/ legal issues associated with patient care.

Why Choose Medical Assisting at MCC?

  • Graduates can work in a variety of facilities including hospitals, doctor’s offices, outpatient care centers, and many more
  • One-on-one help on a daily basis
  • Faculty and staff whose main goal is to see you succeed
  • You are on the road to a healthcare career from day one.

Example Medical Assisting Careers*

Job Title Projected Growth
(NC 2016 – 2026)
Median Wages (2018)
Certified Medical Assistant +11% $16.16 hourly

*(data from O*NET OnLine retrieved December 2019)