53 Week* Medical Assisting Program in Crystal Lake, Illinois
If you like helping others and you’re interested in getting into a rewarding healthcare career (without spending years in school) training as a Medical Assistant could be a great opportunity.
Medical Assisting Certifications
This program prepares students to pursue all three of the following healthcare certification exams to further set you apart from the crowd and increase your potential employment opportunities:
- Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)
- Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT)
- Certified Electrocardiogram Technician (CET)
Industry certifications are offered through the National Healthcareer Association. Graduates are also eligible to sit for the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) certification thru the American Medical Technologist (AMT).
Our programs qualify for a variety of military training assistance options, including GI Bill, MyCAA, REAP, DEA. Contact us to learn more.
You'll feel confident pursuing a career in healthcare having practised the skills Medical Assistants use every day.
Our Career Services Department are here to help with resume preparation, interview techniques and job search.
Great school! I got a job a month after graduating. They helped me with my resume and emailed me job openings. I have 1 year+ at my job as medical assistant and I love it!
Ely Gonçalves, First Institute Graduate
Funding Your Education
Many students require financial assistance to achieve their academic goals. All of our healthcare programs qualify for federal loans and grants.
Financial Aid is available for those who qualify.
If you’re interested in learning more about careers in Medical Assisting and exploring whether this is the right career path for you, fill out the form on this page to receive more information.
A helpful First Institute Admissions Representative would be happy to answer any questions you may have.
For immediate questions, give us a call at 815-261-1226.
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