Associate of Occupational Science Degree in Medical Assisting

Centura College - Charleston

Medical Assisting careers can open the doors to working alongside doctors and nurses in many health care settings. Some people focus their training on the clinical side of the business so they can have a more direct hands-on approach with patients. Others focus on the office management side of the business, where management, administration, and technological skills allow them to excel. Wherever one decides to focus, completing the medical assisting training can give a student the opportunity to work in a doctor’s office, hospital, long-term care facility, or other health care facility helping people in their community. Before graduating, they take the American Medical Tech (AMT) Exam. Once passed, they earn the RMA Credential and are a Registered Medical Assistant. This is a 14 month program.