Medical Assistant

Classes Starting January 29, 2018

Pursue your goal of working in the medical industry.  Become a licensed allied health care professional through Career of School NY's Medical Assistant program with internship.  

Medical Assistant Overview

Please do not hesitate to contact us for more information

Course Offerings and Requirements

 

Program Level - Certificate

 

The Medical Assistant Course (with internship) program at Career School of NY consists of 960 hours of study in various related courses.

 

Some of those courses are as follows:

Phlebotomy * Basic Keyboarding for Medical Assisting I * Basic Keyboarding for Medical Assisting II * Electrocardiography * Medical Insurance Billing * Specimen Collection & Laboratory Procedures * Anatomy & Physiology - Part I * Medical Terminology * Career Development * Medical Office Management * Medical Ethics & Liability * Clinical Asepsis Minor Surgery in the Medical Office * Pharmacology * Medical Insurance Billing * Computerized Medical Billing

 

For the Medical Assistant Program, it is required that you have at least a H.S. Diploma or TASC for admission. 

 

Cost of Program and Financing Options

 

Cost

 

Tuition: $9,495

Books/Material Fees: $450

Registration Fee: $50

 

On Campus Room & Board: Not Available

 

Total Cost of Program: $9,995*

 

*The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program assuming normal time to completion.  Note that this information is subject to change.

 

For further cost information, click here.

 

Financial Aid

 

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify.  Financing for the program may be available through grants, scholarships, loans (federal and private) and institutional financing plans.  The median amount of debt for program graduates is shown below:

 

Federal Loans: $4,225

Private Education Loans: $0

Institutional Financing Plan: $9,495

 

Note: 90% of program graduates used loans to help finance their costs for this program.

 

Please contact Career School NY for more information or click here to be redirected to the FAFSA4caster.

 

CSNY at a glance:

 

Medical Assistant at CSNY - $9,995

Medical Assistant elsewhere on Staten Island - approx. $30,000

Approximate savings = $20,005

 

Schedule of Classes and Completion Rate

 

Day Program – Monday thru Friday – 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

 

Length of Program – 8 months

 

Completion Rate - Of those that completed the program in 2015-2016, 81% finished in 8 months.

 

Start Dates - Please click here.

 

Job Placement Rates

 

Accreditor Rate - The job placement rate for students who completed this program is 80%.

 

Name of the accrediting agency this placement rate is calculated for:
Council on Occupational Education


Who is included in the calculation of this rate?
All students who completed between July 1, 2013 and June 30, 2014 are included in this calculation.


What types of jobs were these students placed in?
The job placement rate includes completers hired for: Jobs within the field

Positions that recent completers were hired for include:

Medical Assistants, Pharmacy Technicians, Medical Billing and Coding Technicians


When were the former students employed?
For example: This rate is based on program completers who were employed within 180 days of completion and were employed for at least 13 weeks.


How were completers tracked?
Completer/alumni survey (60% response rate)

 

 

State Rate - The job placement rate for students who completed this program is 80%.

 

Name of the state this placement rate is calculated for:
New York


Who is included in the calculation of this rate?
All students who completed between July 1, 2013 and June 30, 2014 are included in this calculation.


What types of jobs were these students placed in?
The job placement rate includes completers hired for: Jobs within the field

Positions that recent completers were hired for include:

Medical Assistants, Pharmacy Technicians, Medical Billing and Coding Technicians


When were the former students employed?
For example: This rate is based on program completers who were employed within 180 days of completion and were employed for at least 13 weeks.


How were completers tracked?
Completer/alumni survey (60% response rate)

 

Required Texts

 

Medical Assisting Administrative & Clinical Competencies
ISBN: 13:978-1-133-43876-2 • Retail Price: $185.00 Hardcover

 

Medical Billing 101
ISBN: 978-1-4180-3975-2 Retail Price: $85.00 Paperback

 

Basic Keyboarding for Medical Office Assistant-3rd Edition
ISBN: 978-1-4018-1189-1 Retail Price: $103.00 Spiral Electronic Classroom Manager

 

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