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Medical Assistant Program at Davenport University (DU)

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  • FAFSA School Code: 002249
  • Phone: (616) 698-7111

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  • Phone: (616) 732-1200

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  • Phone: (616) 732-1110

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Medical Assistant Program

The medical assistant program at Davenport University prepares students for careers as a medical assistant, clinical medical assistant, specialized medical assistant, medical receptionist, front office administration, clinical supervisor, medical office manager, and health services manager. The program focuses on providing medical office administrative services and performing clinical duties. Program courses include: basic anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, medical law and ethics, patient psychology and communications, medical office procedures, and clinical diagnostics, examination, testing and treatment procedures. Get more details below including other Michigan colleges that offer medical assistant program.

The Medical Assistant program at DU is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools since 1989.

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Students Enrolled in the Medical Assistant Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. DU has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Less Than Two-Year Award
  • Associate's Degree
  • Students by Academic Level (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Less Than Two-Year Award21
    Associate's Degree104

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male3
    Female122

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    American Indian1
    Asian1
    Black13
    Hispanic4
    White79
    Unknown27

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Medical Assistant program at Davenport University, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Medical Assistants

  • Description:

    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.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, medical assistants employment is expected to grow at a rate of 30.9% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI
      • Total Employment: 1,750
      • Average Hourly Rate: $14.01
      • Average Annual Salary: $29,130

Medical Equipment Preparers

  • Description:

    Prepare, sterilize, install, or clean laboratory or healthcare equipment. May perform routine laboratory tasks and operate or inspect equipment.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Medical Assistant Programs in Michigan

Medical Assistant programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Montcalm Community College

Sidney, MI
Type: Community College

13 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Medical Assistant (C)
Baker College of Muskegon

Muskegon, MI
Type: 4-Year Private College

43 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Medical Assistant (A)
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) (A)
  • Pharmacy Technician (A)
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Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Kalamazoo, MI
Type: Community College

11 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Medical Assistant (C,A)
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Glen Oaks Community College

Centreville, MI
Type: Community College

8 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Medical Assistant (C)
Baker College of Jackson

Jackson, MI
Type: 4-Year Private College

32 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Medical Assistant (A)
  • Veterinary Assistant (A)
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Southwestern Michigan College

Dowagiac, MI
Type: Community College

11 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Medical Assistant (C,A)
  • Pharmacy Technician (C,A)
Baker College of Owosso

Owosso, MI
Type: 4-Year Private College

28 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Medical Assistant (C,A)
  • Pharmacy Technician (C,A)
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Jackson College

Jackson, MI
Type: Community College

74 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Medical Assistant (C,A)
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Mid Michigan Community College

Harrison, MI
Type: Community College

12 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Medical Assistant (A)
  • Pharmacy Technician (A)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (A)
Baker College of Flint

Flint, MI
Type: 4-Year Private College

40 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Medical Assistant (C,A)
  • Pharmacy Technician (C,A)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (C,A)