Medical Assisting

Medical Assisting

Work alongside physicians as a multi-skilled healthcare professional. In this innovative, accelerated program, you’ll work at a sponsoring company while taking classes.

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What is Medical Assisting?

The Medical Assisting program is designed to meet the needs of the private physicians.

Medical assistants are the only allied health professional specifically trained to work in ambulatory settings, such as physician's offices, clinics and group practices.

average base pay
Based on research conducted by the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) in 2016 for the state of Kentucky.
$29,469
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low: $24k med: $29k high: $40k

What are my career options?

These multiskilled personnel can perform administrative and clinical procedures. Physicians value the unique versatility of the Medical Assistant, and the profession is expanding rapidly in the community

Medical Assisting Career Median Annual
SalaryBased on research conducted by the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) in 2016 for the state of Kentucky.
Phlebotomist $29,500
Electrocardiograph Technician $43,496
Medical Office Insurance Billing and Coding $29,469
Medical Office Administrative Assistant $29,522
Medical Office Limited Radiography $29,522
Medical Assisting $29,469

Important information:

Gainful Employment Disclosure Information:

This information is provided in compliance with the Federal Gainful Employment regulations. As a public non-profit education institution, we are required to report the following information for certificate and diploma programs that meet gainful employment definitions (beginning July 1, 2011).

Length of Program

You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.

Program Contact

Michelle Butler
Medical Assisting
Program Coordinator
502.213.2301
michelle.butler@kctcs.edu

Allied Health and Nursing Direct Line:  502.213.4050

Allied Health Advising Office:  502.213.2245

Allied Health Division Office:  502.213.4200 or 502.213.4296