Healthcare careers are some of the fastest growing in the United States. Two trends reinforce that statement: Americans are getting older and need more health care, and new jobs are being created as the quality of healthcare is improving. According to the Alaska Economic Trends published by the Alaska Department of Labor, Nov. 2004, medical assistant positions will be the second fastest growing occupation in allied healthcare well through 2015.

If you are looking for the rewards of a good career and like to help people, ACC's Medical Assistant Specialist program can put you there! The program prepares students for a wide variety of employment opportunities in various areas of the healthcare industry such as Medical Administrative Assistant, Medical Assistant, Assistant Medical Office Manager, Medical Office Bookkeeper, Assistant Medical Librarian, Healthy Unit Coordinator, Insurance Billing/Coder, Records Management, Insurance Examiner, Phlebotomist, or Pharmacy Technician Assistant.

The Medical Assistant program is set in not only a classroom setting, but clinically also! Request more information from an Admissions Advisor and get into the Healthcare industry!

View the Medical Assistant Specialist Gainful Employment Disclosure for:

Day Schedule

Evening Schedule

Medical Assistant

This program will provide graduates with the skills and certifications needed to make a difference in the lives of others with careers in hospitals, doctor offices, nursing homes and more.

  • National Certification
  • Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy & Physiology 
  • Phlebotomy, Hematology
  • Microbiology, Pharmacology, Minor Surgery
  • Medical/Surgical Asepsis, ECG
  • Vital Signs and Specialty exams
  • First Aid, CPR, Electronic Health Records
  • Basic Life Support
  • Medical Office Software Applications
Medical Assistant Specialist Program Details
Program Graduates Available for Employment Graduates Placed Total Graduates On Time Graduates On Time Completion Rate Available Graduate Employment Rate Median Loan Debt of Graduates Estimated Program Cost O*Net Link
Medical Assistant Specialist Day College Schedule 73.1% 81.1% $3,500 $13,965 31-9092.00
Medical Assistant Specialist Evening College Schedule 24 19 34 20 58.8% 79.2 $3,500 $13,965 31-9092.00