Medical Assisting

A Fast Growing Health Care Field

Medical Assistants are multi-skilled health care professionals specifically trained to work in ambulatory settings performing skills such as venipuncture, diagnostic testing, injections, taking & recording vitals, EKG’s, practice finances and coding. Students will complete an externship that allows the student to apply classroom education to the “real world”. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that it is expected to grow much faster than average through 2022.  Learn more about medical assisting in general at American Associates of Medical Assistants.

The Mount Wachusett Community College Medical Assisting Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendation of Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs,
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