Medical Assisting Technology

Medical Assisting Technology Fundamentals

Medical assistants perform a variety of administrative and clinical tasks for physicians, podiatrists, chiropractors, optometrists and other health specialists to ensure that the offices and clinics run smoothly.

  • comprehensive curriculum includes courses in:
    • anatomy and physiology
    • medical terminology
    • pharmacology
    • medical records
    • first aid
    • administrative courses in typing, accounting, office skills and human relations

Our Faculty

  • are innovative and interactive
  • use multimedia technology to enhance classroom learning

Akron Advantage

Real-world Experience

You will gain clinical skills in the Medical Assisting Laboratory.

You also will spend part of your last semester in an externship - working 10 to 15 hours a week as a medical assistant in a physician’s office for academic credit.

Sample Curriculum

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