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MTI College Healthcare Program Testimonials and Careers
Graduates from MTI’s healthcare program have opportunities to go into solid careers upon completion of their program and certification exams. Our job placement assistance staff will also be at your disposal to help you prepare for your job search. Find out what some of our alumni think about their time at MTI’s healthcare program and what they’re doing with their training. Also, learn more about the types of medical fields graduates of our program can target after completion of the program.
I have enjoyed working with the teachers. They pushed me to do my best and to work hard. MTI prepared me with all the skills I needed to work in the real world.
Jenette Edwards, Medical Assisting
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Choose the Best Medical Assistant Certification Training Program
Choosing a Sacramento certified medical assistant training program can be a challenge, but it’s not hard when you consider the benefits of choosing to attend MTI College. Our medical assisting program gives you the education and job placement support you need to start your career in the healthcare industry.
Launching Your Career in the Healthcare Industry
Students in our Medical Assistance program will achieve proficiency in medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and pharmacology. You’ll also get trained on the proper protocols and procedures used in clinical environments. Each student in the Medical Assisting program is required to finish a 160‐hour unpaid off‐campus Medical Assisting Externship along with your standard course requirements in order to graduate. Once you’ve graduated the medical assistant program, you’ll be able to perform a diverse range of duties.
Students who complete the medical assistant training program will also have access to MTI’s job placement assistance program. Our expert staff will provide alumni with the resources to find a job upon graduation by assisting with resume writing, job interview advice and techniques, and various other resources to find medical jobs around the Sacramento area.
Get to Work in Less than a Year
Medical Assistance Career Possibilities
Imagine feeling prepared to take medical histories and log vital signs, prepare patients for medical examinations, assist the primary physician during medical examinations, collect and prepare specimens, perform basic laboratory tests, sterilize medical instruments, draw blood, and take electrocardiograms. Upon graduating with your Medical Assistant Certification, you’ll be able to help with front office tasks, including insurance coding and billing, medical chart maintenance, preparing reports and correspondence, scheduling and booking appointments, as well as greeting patients. The goal of MTI’s Sacramento Medical Assisting program is to give you the well-rounded skills necessary to succeed in the healthcare industry.
Get the Confidence and Training You Need
Students who complete the Medical Assisting program at MTI College graduate with the skills necessary to work in a wide range of healthcare positions here in Sacramento or elsewhere in the country. Our medical assistant training gives you the knowledge and abilities that help you make the best healthcare career choice. Medical assistants can work alongside doctors and other medical technicians in a wide variety of healthcare positions and fields. Take advantage of the high demand for healthcare workers in primary physician offices, clinics, and diagnostic laboratories and enroll in Sacramento’s best medical assistance program.
Endorsement and Certifications
The Medical Assisting Program at MTI College is endorsed by the American Medical Technologists association, as well as the National Center for Competency Testing. Our program is built to help you prepare for the California Certified Medical Assistant (CCMA) exam, a test that you can take through the campus’ Learning Resource Center.
To get started with your enrollment or to get any questions you have answered, give us a call today (916) 339 1500 or send us a message using the form on the right-hand side of your screen. Easily begin the application process online and an MTI admissions advisor will help you with the remainder of the process. We can’t wait to help you grow! Are you ready to get started?
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Review Program Assessment Data
Medical Assistant Program Assessment 2012 (PDF)
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Tuition and Registration: $12,785
Books and Supplies: $2,293
Registration Fee: $50
Award Year Adjusted Job Placement Rate: 83%
Award Year Unadjusted Job Placement Rate: 61%
Based on the number of Medical Assistant graduates in the 2014-2015 award year (7/1/2014 – 6/30/2015) who registered for graduate placement services and secured employment in their field of study, and those who did not register and successfully obtained employment on their own.
MTI’s job placement rate calculations are based on the award year July 1 to June 30. The unadjusted rate represents the percentage of total graduates who obtain employment in or related to their field of study. The adjusted rate represents the percentage of graduates who are actively looking for work and obtain employment in or related to their field of study. The adjusted rate does not include graduates who are not looking for work for reasons such as continuing education, remaining at current place of employment, military service, health issues, death, etc. For more information on these calculations, refer to the Job Placement Rate Calculation page.
Percentage of students who graduate within the published timeframe: 68%
Note: The percentage shown above represents students who graduated from the program on or before the published graduation date. The majority of the remaining students completed the program within the timeframe allowed by the U.S. Department of Education, which is 150% of the normal program length. A student’s graduation date may be delayed by a few days or a few months due to circumstances such as the need to retake a course or the need for a leave of absence to care for an ailing family member.
All information provided in compliance with U.S. Code 75 FR 66948 §668.6.
Review Gainful Employment data in compliance with U.S. Code 34 CFR 668.6(b)(2)(iv).
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Learn more in the 2016 MTI College Catalog (PDF).
MTI offers a Billing and Coding diploma program in addition to the Medical Assistant program. If students choose to do so, they can also earn phlebotomy certification in MTI’s phlebotomy training program while they are attending MTI College’s healthcare school.