Medical Assistant

Category: Health

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Program Description

If you have an interest in health and medicine and are looking for a meaningful job where you can help others, becoming a medical assistant could be the right career choice for you. Medical assistants work alongside physicians in medical offices and clinics to provide the best possible care for patients and play an integral role in patient care management.

Hennepin Tech's Medical Assistant Program expectations are to prepare competent entry-level Medical Assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains. This healthcare career will also prepare you to be a multi-skilled professional who effectively performs clinical, laboratory, and administrative duties. With an aging population and an aging workforce, the demand for health care professionals will continue to increase. Hennepin Tech offers you a great start to a Medical Assisting career!

Program Information



Class Time: Day or Night
Semester: Fall Semester or Spring Semester
Campus: Eden Prairie

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Skills Required

Reference the Medical Assistant program Academic Planning Guide for more details.


Wage and Job Outlook information for this program are available at CAREERwise. Medical Assistants are in high demand throughout the health care industry. The program can also serve as a stepping stone to other health care careers, such as Emergency Medical Technician, Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Nurse, and physician’s assistant, which all require further training.

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