Medical Assistant

Associate in Science Degree (DAPS)

Earning an associate degree after or along with the Medical Assistant certificate can be rewarding and also lead to more career opportunities for the interested student. The advantage of added liberal arts courses positions graduates well for employment where communication and related knowledge and skills are highly valued in complex office practices.

The medical field can be very exciting and can provide gratifying career opportunities. Imagine working as a medical assistant in a busy physician's office or in a hospital-based clinic. The Fisher College Medical Assistant program will assist you as you develop both administrative and clinical skills required for employment after program completion. Our program’s key to your future is shaped by a clinical internship in a physician’s office, hospital specialty practice or some related health care setting. This provides you with valuable, hands-on experience that future employers highly value. On your internship you will work together with staff who provide care to patients as you develop competence for this exciting field.


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