As a medical student at PSB, you will discover many opportunities for careers in the health care and medical field. Just within the Lehigh Valley, you may find yourself working with tenured medical professionals at health institutions such as Lehigh Valley Hospital, St. Luke's Hospital, and Good Shepherd, just to name a few.
If you are a people person, love to help others, and thrive in a fast-paced environment, then the Medical Assisting program may be your calling. The Medical Assisting program at Pennsylvania School of Business provides you with the hands-on training and knowledge to function as both an entry-level administrative and clinical medical assistant.
Medical Assisting training at PSB includes, but is not limited to:
Medical Assistant Internship
Roles and responsibilities that pertain to both administrative and clinical aspects of a medical assistant
Legal and ethical considerations of the field
OSHA (Occupational Safety & Health Administration) guidelines
Hands-on training of equipment and technology
Adaptation to the work environment
Unique to this program is an internship component. The medical assistant internship gives the you a chance to put into practice what you have learned in the classroom and clinical laboratory.
As a full-time student, you can complete the Medical Assisting program in about 18 months and graduate with your diploma. You will be versed in the subjects necessary in preparing for the Certified Medical Assistant examination. You will be encouraged to take this exam, although it is not a requirement for graduation from the Medical Assisting program.
View our Course Catalog
and Medical Assisting Disclosure
for more details.