Health Care is one of the fastest growing career fields in the United States. The ROC Medical Assistant course is a one year program designed to teach students medical terminology, ethics, and the communication skills necessary to be successful employees in doctors’ offices and clinics. After initial classroom training, students also serve an internship at local medical offices.
Certifications offered to students completing the Medical Assistant course include:
Students enrolled in the Medical Assistant course must furnish their own transportation to and from training site. A solid attendance record and a “C” or greater average in English is also necessary to successfully complete this program. Students must have a social security number to be placed in a training facility.
Students earn 10 units of Life/Biological Science credit and 5 units of Health credit, in addition to 15 units Elective credit for completing the full year (two semester) program. These units are applied toward their high school graduation.
College prep course. Meets area “G” approval for UC admission.
This is a career awareness class which instructs students on the basics for entry-level employment. Successful Medical Assistant students often pursue careers in the following: