Medical Assistant Certificate Overview
Medical assistants work directly with patients and assist in their care and well-being. If you’re interested in pursuing opportunities in this rewarding profession, the online medical assistant program can help you develop relevant skills and gain real-world experience.
To help you gain the relevant skills to enter the medical field, Purdue Global's medical assistant training program provides instruction in:
- Administering injections
- Taking vital signs
- Recording EKGs
- Assisting in minor surgical procedures
- Carrying out basic accounting procedures
- Understanding the fundamentals of charting and documentation
See the University Catalog for policy and degree plan information specific to this program.