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Medical Assisting Gainful Employment Disclosure


Program Name:

Medical Assistant



Program Length:

 36 Weeks / 765 Clock Hours / 26 Semester Credits

225 Externship Hours / 135 Additional Outside Clock Hours



    U.S. Department of Labor SOC Occupation Name, Number, & Description:



Medical Assistants 31.9092.00

Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.


Resource links for Medical Assistants 31.9092.00:

Department of Labor Profile
O*NET Occupational Profile




Data for 2010-2011


Horn Lake, MS
Ridgeland, MS
On Time Graduation Rate -- N/A*
Job Placement Rate 82% N/A*


  Tuition and Fees


Registration $100 $100
Tuition $13,400 $13,400
Books** $175 $175
Lab Fee $100 $100
Certification $125 $125
Total $13,900 $13,900


   Accumulated Debt from Lending Institutions


Median Loan Debt $5,474 N/A*
Institutional Loan Debt 0 N/A*
Private Loan Debt 0 N/A*


* Data is not available for 2010-2011 award year.

Ridgeland, MS campus opened in Fall of 2011.



** Required Books are as follows:

Pearson's Comprehensive Medical Assistant Bundled Set - 2nd Edition, Prentice Hall, 0-13-216612-7


Medical Terminology Simplified, F.A. Davis Company, 978-08036-2091-9



**The following books are included in book fees. A fee of $5.00 per book will be assessed as part of the book fee.  These rental books must be returned to the school on or before graduation in good condition (no pages missing, not written in, binding in good condition, no water or other major damage to the book)


Basic Keyboarding for the Medical Office Assistant - 3rd Edition, Cengage Learning, 1-4018-1189-2


Saunder's Nursing Drug Handbook 2013, Elsevier Health Sciences, 978-1-4557-0723-2


Dorland's Pocket Medical Dictionary - 29th Edition, Elsevier Health Sciences, 978-1-4557-0843-7


Medical Law, Ethics and Bioethics for the Health Professions -7th Edition, F.A. Davis Company, 978-0-8036-2706-2


Personal Psychology for Life & Work - 5th Edition , McGraw-Hill, 978-0-0280-4294-7


Pharmacology Clear & Simple: A Drug Classification & Dosage Calculations Approach, F.A. Davis Company, 0-8036-1239-7


Personal Development for Life & Work , Cengage, 0-5386-9795-4


Bloodborne Pathogen Book, American Heart Association, 978-0-8749-3852-4


Essentials of Electronic Health Records, Prentice Hall, 978-0-13-708525-5


Workbook for Pearson's Comprehensive Medical Assisting - 2nd Edition, Prentice Hall, 978-0-1350-7507-4