Medical Assistant Program at Davenport University

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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 Davenport University 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. Davenport University has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Less Than Two-Year Award
  • Associate's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2013)

 Graduates
Less Than Two-Year Award12
Associate's Degree122

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male8
Female126

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
American Indian2
Asian2
Black9
Hispanic7
White88
Unknown23

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: $14.81
    • Average Annual Salary: $30,800

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 = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Sanford - Brown College - Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids, MI
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School Details

  • Type: Healthcare or Nursing School
  • 110 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Assistant (C,A)
  • Veterinary Assistant (C,A)

Ross Medical Education Center - Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids, MI
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School Details

  • Type: Healthcare or Nursing School
  • 90 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Assistant (C)
  • Pharmacy Technician (C)

Everest Institute - Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids, MI
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 140 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Assistant (C)

Montcalm Community College

Sidney, MI
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 10 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Assistant (C)

Everest Institute - Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo, MI
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 110 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Assistant (C)
  • Pharmacy Technician (C)

Baker College of Muskegon

Muskegon, MI
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 41 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Assistant (A)
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) (A)
  • Pharmacy Technician (A)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (A)

Ross Medical Education Center - Roosevelt Park

Roosevelt Park, MI
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School Details

  • Type: Healthcare or Nursing School
  • 140 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Assistant (C)

Career Quest Learning Center - Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo, MI
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 41 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Assistant (C)
  • Pharmacy Technician (C)

Ross Medical Education Center - Portage

Portage, MI
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School Details

  • Type: Healthcare or Nursing School
  • 66 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Assistant (C)
  • Veterinary Assistant (C)

Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Kalamazoo, MI
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 16 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Assistant (C,A)

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  • Phone: (616) 732-1200

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