The Declaration of Independence, Hershey’s Chocolate, even the American Flag itself- all of them national treasures, all of them hailing from Pennsylvania. A quiet sense of historical importance can be found in just about every corner of landmark cities like Pittsburgh or Philadelphia. But aside from being at the epicenter of American history, Pennsylvania is a fantastic place for those unafraid to face tomorrow head on. Those wishing to challenge themselves to become better people and to grow in knowledge can find a wealth of educational opportunities awaiting them there as well. Chief amongst these educational wonderlands is a wealth of medical assisting training in Pennsylvania. Listed below are just some of the many schools offering programs in medical assisting.
As a Pennsylvania medical assistant, you will:
- Ensure the smooth operation of a medical office
- Take care of patients’ needs
- Perform minor medical tasks
- Perform administrative duties as needed
Some career figures for medical assisting graduates in Pennsylvania:
- Average annual salary: $29,240
- Currently employed: 24,390
- Employment outlook: 34% growth
- Most popular degrees: Associate’s, Certificate
Figures courtesy of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Employment & Wages database.
Pennsylvania Medical Assistant Schools Enrolling Now
Since 1946, Lincoln Tech has been helping students achieve professional success through personalized career support and hands-on, job-specific education. Our in-depth training programs are designed to meet the changing needs of today’s tough job market, and cover a variety of fields, including: Health Sciences, Information Technology, Spa & Cosmetology, Automotive Technology, Welding, HVAC and Electrical.
What sets Lincoln Tech apart from other schools? Quite a few things, actually; our training programs emphasize experiential, interactive learning activities – that means you’ll do the job before you take the job. Plus, our Certificate, Diploma and Associate degree programs are designed to accelerate your entry into the job market by offering a shorter length of training, so you may be earning valuable on-the-job experience before many of your peers do.
But our strengths go beyond that. Our Lincoln instructors possess a combination of seasoned teaching skills, subject matter expertise and real world experience. Plus, we’ve built working partnerships with important industry contacts in your area. So when you graduate, we’ll help you find a good position and start your career off right.
When it comes to choosing a post-secondary educational institution, keep this in mind: our dedication to your success sets us apart from the competition – and the specialized, career-focused training you’ll receive at Lincoln will set you apart from yours. Lincoln Tech offers flexible daytime and evening programs to accommodate your busy schedule. Financial aid is available for those who qualify and Career Placement assistance is available upon graduation.