The Medical Assistant Fast-Track Diploma program is designed to train students as medical assistants in order to work alongside medical professionals in providing care and helping improve patients’ quality of life.
In this program students will receive extensive and comprehensive training in various topics such as the role of the health provider, patient care and wellness, specimen collection, laboratory procedures, records management, medical coding, insurance billing, and general medical management responsibilities.
The Medical Assistant Fast-Track Diploma program features include:
- CPR and First Aid certification
- Career services assistance
What Else to Expect?
ICDC College also offers its graduates an employment preparation course prior to graduation to assist in finding sources of employment through preparing an effective résumé, quality interviewing techniques, and dress-for-success workshops.
The areas of employment relevant to the Medical Assistant program are:
- Medical Assistant
- Medical Laboratory Technician
- Medical Record Administrator
- Medical Record Technician
- Medical Secretary
- Hospital Admitting Clerk
- Medical Record Clerk
The Medical Assistant Fast-Track Diploma program is available at the following campuses:
- Main Campus
- South Bay
- Van Nuys
Below are some of the courses from the program:
- Medical Office Procedures
- Medical Assisting Clinical Procedures
- Medical Billing
The occupations this program prepares students to enter by name and SOC code:
Medical Assistants #31-9092.00; Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists #29-2011.00; Medical and Health Services Managers #11-9111.00; Personal Care Aides #39-9021.00; Medical Records and Health Information Technicians #29-2071.00; Nursing Assistants #31-1014.00, Orderlies #31-1015.00.
The links to the occupational profiles on the Department of Labor’s O*Net are:
Tuition and Fees: $16,608.00
Books and Supplies: included w/ tuition
On campus room and board: N/A
MEDIAN LOAN DEBT:
Federal Loans: $9,445.00
Private Educational Loans: $0
Institutional Financing Plans: $0
ON-TIME GRADUATION RATE FOR COMPLETERS:
The program is designed to take 36 weeks to complete:
92.36% of graduates graduated within this time.
The job placement rate for program graduates is: 72%