Your Path to a Fulfilling Career

Your Path to a Fulfilling Career

What's Your Future as a Medical Assistant?

If you’re looking for a career change, we’ve mapped out the successful path many students decide to take – in medical assisting. Explore this step-by-step journey to transform your life with a medical assisting diploma.

Your Motivation:

A Growing Job Market

Medical Assisting Jobs

2014

2024

Jobs are expected to increase 23%. That’s much faster than the average.1

Employment

138,900

More medical assistants are expected to be employed by 2024, compared to 2014.1

Aging baby boomers are increasing the demand for medical assistants.2

Are there more baby boomers than millenials?

Correct!

According to 2015 data, there are 75.4 million baby boomers, and 83.1 million millennials.3
With population increases and continued medical advances, the need for health professionals grows.

Actually...

According to 2015 data, there are 75.4 million baby boomers, and 83.1 million millennials.3
With population increases and continued medical advances, the need for health professionals grows.

Your Journey

Step 1:

Get the Training You Need

Typical entry-level medical assistants need a post-secondary award, like Ohio Business College’s Medical Assisting diploma.
With this kind of education, entry-level medical assistants often require no on-the-job training, making them even more valuable employees.1

What will I learn through the program?

•  Medical terminology
•  How to take vital signs and administer EKGs
•  Minor office surgery tasks
•  How to perform phlebotomy functions
•  Insurance billing and coding
•  Electronic health records
•  How to transcribe physician notes
•  Appointment setting

Step 2:

Find Your Niche

In the broad field of healthcare, medical assistants can focus their careers on the area they’re most interested in. Discover a few of your options.

Cardiology

Help doctors who are experts on the human heart, a complex organ that’s essential to the body.
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Chiropractic

Join this in-demand area of alternative healthcare to help patients with nerve, muscle, and bone problems.
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Family

An ideal field for anyone with a broad interest in healthcare, family medicine provides healthcare to all patient types.
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Geriatrics

Focus your career on the rewarding task of assisting with the health and well-being of older adults.
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Oncology

Make a difference by helping doctors who focus on preventing, diagnosing, and treating cancer.
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Orthopedic

Assist medical offices that help patients find relief from injured bones, joints, and nerves.
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Pediatric

Use your natural abilities with children to help families and the youngest members of your community.
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Podiatry

Help doctors who specialize in the lower legs, ankles, feet, and toes, often treating illness or injury and performing surgery.
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Step 3:

Increase Your Salary

Medical assistants earn an average of $29,960 per year.1

2006

2014

The avg. medical assisting salary increased 15%, showing steadily high growth.

Which type of medical assisting employer offers the highest salary opportunity?

Doctor's office

Hospital

Research-driven facility

Correct!

By finding a medical assisting job in scientific research, you could increase your average potential salary to $37,040.4

Actually, it's research-driven facility

By finding a medical assisting job in scientific research, you could increase your average potential salary to $37,040.4

Step 4:

Do Work You Care About

Medical assistants have the essential role of providing a smooth healthcare experience for people in their moments of greatest need.

Find meaningful work as a medical assistant and:

  • Be the first and last face a patient sees during a visit
  • Simplify the health insurance process for patients
  • Provide basic care for patients
  • Assist doctors so they can do their jobs better
  • Maintain an organized office

If you’re passionate about helping patients and empowering the healthcare system, you can find satisfaction as a medical assistant.

Get Started Today

Now that you have a vision for your future, we can guide you through every step of your education and career. Ohio Business College will help you:
Get you the training you need
Find the right career path for you
Land your dream job
Maintain a fulfilling career

Start your future today.

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