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Medical Assistant Program


    Enroll in Ruby’s Academy for Health Occupations Medical Assistant Program! Medical Assistants play a fundamental role in assisting doctors to treat patients in medical and healthcare roles and they need people like you to keep them going.

    Program Objective:

    The Medical Assistant Program at Ruby’s Academy for Health Occupations will help to prepare you for a stimulating career in the allied health industry. The objective of the Medical Assistant Program is to integrate students into entry-level positions assisting physicians and nurses by performing administrative and clinical tasks in healthcare facilities. The Medical Assistant Program instructs students through the use of didactic theory, hands-on-learning, and externship within a healthcare setting for on the job training.

    Beyond the Classroom:

    A Medical Externship places students in medical, office settings where they can obtain valuable, real world experience before their job search even begins. Employment opportunities for medical assistants include physicians’ offices, public and private hospitals, ambulatory healthcare services, state and local agencies and more.

    Join an industry where compassion and care are at the forefront.  Acquiring certification as a Medical Assistant opens the door to a broad range of career prospects, and Ruby’s Academy’s experienced instructors and staff will help you reach your maximum potential.

    Program Length:

    760 hours/ approx. 10 months- full time

    Program Schedule:

    M- Th 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Program Requirements:

    1. Be at least 17 years and 11 months of age
    2. Parental or Guardian consent if student is less than 18 years old
    3. High School Diploma or GED
    4. Complete an application and submit the required NON-REFUNDABLE  application fee of $150.00

    Learn Valuable Skills:

    With the hands-on training and clinical experience offered through the program students will receive real-world experience while learning valuable skills such as:

    Medical Terminology
    Computer Applications
    Medical Office Procedures
    Medical Laboratory Procedures
    Vital Signs
    Pharmacology Principles
    Electrocardiography & Diagnostic Imaging
    Career Opportunities:

    Employment of Medical Assistants is projected to grow 23% from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. There has been an increase in the demand for preventative medical services, which are often provided by physicians. As their practices expand, physicians will hire more medical assistants to perform routine administrative and clinical duties.

    Once you’ve graduated from Ruby’s Academy Medical Assistant Program, you will be qualified and ready to work as a:

    Medical Office Assistant
    EKG Technician
    Phlebotomy Technician
    Doctor’s Assistant

    Turn your interest in the medical field into action. With the comprehensive medical assistant program at Ruby’s Academy for Health Occupations, you will be able to fulfill your dreams of working in any number of these jobs.

    Program Breakdown by Subjects:


    MAA 100 – Medical Terminology (HIV/AIDS Training 4 hours) – 84 hours
    MAA 101 – Computer Applications and Communication Skills: Word Processing and Spreadsheets (40 hours lab) – 80
    MAA 102 – Psychology and Patient Relations (20 hours lab) – 80
    MAA 103 – Medical Office Management, Law and Ethics (40 hours lab) – 80
    MAA 104 – Anatomy and Physiology (20 hours lab) – 80
    MAA 105 – Pharmacology and Medical Office Clinical Assisting (40 hours lab) – 80
    MAA 106 – Medical Laboratory Procedures (60 hours lab) – 80
    MAA 107 – Career Skills and Exam Review (20 hours lab) – 80
    MAA 108 – Medical Assistant Externship – 116
    Total – 760

    Program Certification:

    A diploma is issued at the successful completion of the program in accordance with state guidelines. Graduates are also awarded certification in Phlebotomy, EKG, and CPR.

    Graduates are encouraged to take the Certified Medical Assistant National Examination. The American Medical Certification Association will issue a certification to those who pass the examination.


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    About Ruby’s Academy For Health Occupations

    Our mission at Ruby’s Academy for Health Occupations is to educate allied health professionals to meet the ever changing needs of the health care sector. We provide students with a quality career oriented education combined with practical experience, knowledge and skills to excel in the healthcare field.

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