Registered Medical Assistants* are caring people who help
patients feel better. If this sounds like you, medical
assisting could be your dream career!
Become a Registered Medical Assistant and work with doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals to help examine and treat patients. You will also be trained to work as a medical office administrator, so you can work in various medical office settings.
“I love that it was very thorough here, so when I went into my job, I was prepared.”
“It was difficult to start over, and they made it quite easy. They were very supportive. They were here if I needed to talk to somebody.”
“I don’t feel like I am just coming here for classes. I feel like I’m coming here for a job.”
“My overall experience at PIHT has been far more than what I expected it to be.”
“It’s a great experience and will give you the confidence and knowledge to pursue whatever career you are going for.”
“I actually was hired prior to even graduating, because of my educational skills and clinical skills.”
As one of our Medical
Assisting students you will complete an externship as part of your
program. This on-the-job training allows you to apply the skills you’ve
learned in the real world with real people. This experience is
invaluable and also allows you to showcase your skills to employers in
your area who hire medical assistants.
Not only does our Medical Assisting program prepare you to be job ready, but it’s also designed to prepare you for certification exams which can strengthen your appeal in the job market. Some of the certifications our students can choose to take include:
Registered Medical Assistants are an important part of the medical
team. You’ll dress in a medical uniform, have a career you love and be
able to achieve financial security. To learn more about the program,
call PIHT today at 724-437-4600 or Request Information.
Medical Assisting - Specialized Associate Degree (CIP Code: 51.0710)
Related occupation titles for this program include: Occupation: Medical Assistant (SOC Code: 31-9092.00) Occupation Profile: www.mynextmove.org/profile/summary/31-9092.00; Occupation: Medical Secretary (SOC Code 43-6013.00) Occupation Profile: www.mynextmove.org/profile/summary/43-6013.00. / On-Time Graduations Rate: 74% / Placement Rate: 76% /Median Loan Debt: Private: $0; Institutional Financing Plan: $0; Title IV: $9,346.00 / Cost of Program: Tuition: $22,470; Fees: $2,750; Supplies: $400; Total Cost: $25,620 / For more information regarding the Cost of Attendance, please Click Here. For a downloadable copy of this information, please Click Here.
Placement Rates were produced from the annual Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) Campus Accountability Report (CAR).
*Our program meets the standards of the American Registry of Medical Assistant (ARMA). Therefore, upon graduation our Medical Assistants are eligible to become Registered Medical Assistants. Applicants must complete required paperwork and remit the associated fees.