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Heartland Community College

Why Medical Assistant?

Medical assistants (MA) are healthcare professionals who trained to work in a physician’s office/clinic, both administratively and clinically, They are essential for the smooth workflow of the office. This program will work to develop skills including professionalism; scheduling; insurance and billing; assisting physicians with procedures, blood draws and specimen collection; preparing patients for examination; transmitting prescription refills as directed and providing direction and support for patient administration of medical therapies and medications.

Medical assistant is a growing profession that has the ability make a difference in medical offices, clinics, and medical and diagnostic laboratories where this role is very much in demand.

Medical Assistants:

  • Interact with patients every day
  • Can be employed in a variety of roles
  • Are ready for the workforce after just one year of training

Why Heartland?

There are many reasons to study at Heartland Community College.

  • Affordable
  • Student-focused
  • Dedicated instructors
  • Small class sizes
  • Supportive environment

You can find our certified graduates in long term care facilities, hospitals, assisted living, physicians’ offices, surgical centers, and home health.

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Applying to Heartland

Applying early is encouraged, so you can get the classes you need at the times you want. Visit to apply today!