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Why choose Medical Assistant?
- Medical assistants are at the heart of healthcare, performing a wide variety of critical tasks that keep the office humming efficiently.
- This profession requires nurturing and compassion, making it a meaningful career for those who choose it.
- The Medical Assistant program is accredited by Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, upon the recommendations of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board.
2600 West 5th Street
Marshfield, WI 54449
Stevens Point Campus
1001 Centerpoint Drive
Stevens Point, WI 54481
Wisconsin Rapids Campus
500 32nd Street North
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin 54494
What You'll Learn
Mid-State’s Medical Assistant program prepares graduates to work confidently in medical offices and clinics, assisting in the reception, examination, and treatment of patients. You’ll learn valuable clinical and clerical skills as well as how to sterilize equipment and perform lab procedures, EKGs, and injections.
The program’s combination of classroom instruction and clinical practicum at a variety of area medical offices and clinics provides comprehensive, cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) preparation. Successful graduates are eligible to write one of two voluntary national certification exams for medical assistants.
Estimated Entire Program Cost
Cost based on the 2019/2020 academic calendar year.
- Tuition & Fees: $4,972.08
- Books: $1,455.95
- Supplies, Uniforms, and/or Exams: $986.50
- Total Estimated Cost: $7,414.53
Financial Aid Eligibility
This program is eligible for full Financial Aid.
|31509302||Human Body in Health & Disease||3.00|
|31509303||Medical Assistant Laboratory Procedures 1||2.00|
|31509304||Medical Assistant Clinical Procedures 1||4.00|
|10501104||Culture of Healthcare||2.00|
|10501107||Digital Literacy for Healthcare||2.00|
|31509301||Medical Assistant Administrative Procedures||2.00|
|31509305||Medical Assistant Laboratory Procedures 2||2.00|
|31509306||Medical Assistant Clinical Procedures 2||3.00|
|31509307||Medical Office Insurance and Finance||2.00|
|10501108||Pharmacology for Allied Health||2.00|
|10501109||Medical Law, Ethics, and Professionalism||2.00|
|31509310||Medical Assistant Practicum||3.00|
PAM ALT, BSN, MSN
Pam earned her MSN from UW–Eau Claire. She brings over 15 years of experience in healthcare working as a certified nursing assistant, registered nurse, nurse practitioner, and certified diabetes educator. Most recently she began national accreditation site surveying for the Medical Assistant Education Review Board.
“I love learning, teaching, and helping my students achieve their goals. I enjoy working closely with my students by bringing real-world experiences to the classroom learning environment. My enthusiasm for teaching and learning is driven by my love for learning.”
JENNIFER ROJEK, BS, BSN, MSN
Jennifer earned her MSN from Purdue Global University. Her experience includes working as a registered nurse for 13 years in a medical-surgical floor and outpatient surgery. Her areas of expertise are neurology, neurosurgery, and trauma.
“I love being a nurse and instructor. I get to help future generations start in the healthcare industry.”
NICHOL SOIK, TD
Nichol earned her technical diploma from Fox Valley Technical College and is a certified medical assistant (CMA). Her CMA experience includes family practice and mentoring students during their clinical rotation. She has also worked for the VA as a health tech preforming phlebotomy and preparing specimens for transportation and testing. Nichol regularly attends continuing education through the American Association of Medical Assistants to keep up with the educational demands of the ever-changing medical field.
“I enjoy providing an enriching environment for students to flourish through education and hands-on experience in a field I am very passionate about.”
- Appointment Coordinator
- Dental Aide
- Medical Administrative Assistant
- Medical Assistant
- Medical Receptionist
- Optometric Assistant
- Patient Services Representative
- Accreditation Information
The Medical Assisting Program at Mid-State Technical College had a Retention rate of 90.4 percent in 2017, which exceeds the Medical Assisting Education Review Board threshold of >=60 percent.
The Medical Assisting Program at Mid-State Technical College had a Job Placement rate of 93.2 percent in 2018, which exceeds the Medical Assisting Education Review Board threshold of >=60 percent.
The Medical Assistant program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158 Clearwater, FL 33763 • 727.210.2350 • www.caahep.org
- Additional Resources
“What I enjoyed most about Mid-State were the instructors. Without their support and encouraging words of wisdom I wouldn't be where I am today!”
HEIDI PEPER, CMA
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