Dedicated to Patient Care

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As a Medical Assistant, you will be a professional dedicated to assisting in patient care management. Your duties are varied and include greeting patients, updating and filling patient medical records, filling out insurance forms, scheduling appointments and arranging admission and laboratory services.  You will also be classified as an allied health practitioner working in any of a number of different medical facilities.

The Medical Assistant program at South Central College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of Medical Assistant Education Review Board.

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 US Highway 19 N., Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
727-210-2350
www.caahep.org

Areas of employment:

  • Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
  • Receptionists and Information Clerks
  • Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks
  • Ambulatory, Urgent Care, and Speciality Care Clinics
  • Same Day Surgery Centers
  • Health Insurance Facilities
  • Eye Care Centers

Campus: North Mankato 

Program Start Date:  Fall Semester   

For more information: (507) 389-7200 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Application Window: January 1 - May 31

Medical Assisting Application 

 

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Faculty Spotlight - Medical Assisting

Cristen Cox
Cristen Cox
Education:A.A.S., Dakota County Technical College; B.A., Metropolitan State University, Masters of Arts-Educational Leadership, Minnesota State University-Moorhead.
North Mankato Phone:(507) 389-7332
North Mankato Office:D135-C
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Allied Health Majors

One in every ten jobs in the U.S. today are in the healthcare industry. From technicians to those on the front line of patient care, opportunities abound. Many well-paying healthcare careers require just two years of college to get started.