Combine healthcare and administrative support with a career in Medical Assisting

Medical assistants are multi-skilled health professionals that work alongside doctors, nurses and other healthcare specialists in hospitals, medical offices and clinics performing administrative and clinical duties. NSCC’s Medical Assisting one-year certificate program provides classroom instruction and practicum experience that emphasizes patient care in the office or clinic, as well as administrative and communication skills. Upon graduation, students may find employment opportunities in private physicians' offices, group practices, ambulatory care clinics, HMO clinics, community health centers, and public health facilities.

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If you have questions related to program admissions or applications, please contact info@northshore.edu or call 978-762-4188.

If you have program advising related questions, please contact medicalassisting@northshore.edu or call 978-762-4160.

Program Requirements

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MAERB Positive Job Placement

Threshold: 60%

Year of Graduation Total # of Graduates # of Grads who became Employed as Medical Assistant OR Related Field # of Grads who continued with education OR went into military All other graduates who either didn’t  get a job as a MA or in a related field, didn’t  continue with their education or go into the military, or whose status is unknown Positive Placement Rate
2018 15 13 0 2 86.67%

  

Accreditation

NSCC’s Medical Assisting Certificate Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board.

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
9355 - 113th St. N, #7709
Seminole, FL 33775
P: 727-210-2350
E: mail@caahep.org

www.caahep.org

North Shore Community College is an accredited nonprofit institute of higher education where all are welcome and each is challenged. NSCC is accredited by NECHE, the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly NEASC-CIHE, the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).

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