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Medical Assistant

at Hennepin Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Face-to-face

About this Program

Medical Assistants are an integral part of the health care team. The Medical Assistant program prepares you to be a multi-skilled professional who assists in patient care management. The program focus is to ensure development of the critical skills needed to perform clinical, laboratory, and administrative duties. In the ambulatory care setting medical assistants collect patient data, collect and prepare laboratory specimens, and provide patient education related to procedures, medications and diet.

Prerequisite: 8-hour CPR course for Health Care Providers offered by the American Heart Association or 8-hour CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer course offered by the American Red Cross or EMSV1020, BIOL2115 or BIOL2045, ENGL2121, COMM2020 or COMM2050 or COMM2060, MAST1010 and qualifying score reading, writing, math, computer literacy and keyboarding assessment tests.

Program Locations

  • Hennepin Technical College, Eden Prairie 55347

Labor Market Information

  • Medical Assistants

  • Median wage: $16.77/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Hennepin Technical College
Hennepin Technical College
9000 Brooklyn Blvd. Brooklyn Park, MN 55445 Local: (952) 995-1300 Email: info@hennepintech.edu