Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant

Working the front lines of patient care.

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Medical Assistant Careers

Work Environment

The Medical Assistant program at Glendale Career College provides the education and training needed to begin a career working in a variety of different medical and health care facilities.

Graduates of the program routinely find jobs working in:

  • Clinics
  • Physicians’ offices
  • Research facilities
  • Hospitals
  • HMOs
  • Public health organizations
  • And other health care related facilities.

Quick Facts about Medical Assistants*

  • Employment of Medical Assistants is projected to grow 23 percent nationally from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations.
  • Medical Assistants work mostly in primary care, a steadily growing sector of the health care industry.
  • Physicians are expected to hire more Medical Assistants to perform routine administrative and clinical duties, allowing the physicians to see more patients as their practices expand.
  • Most Medical Assistants work in physicians’ offices, hospitals, outpatient clinics, and other health care facilities. In 2014, more than half of all Medical Assistants worked in physicians’ offices.
  • Most medical assistants work full time. Some work evenings, weekends, or holidays to cover shifts in medical facilities that are always open.
*Source: http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-assistants.htmMore information, including median wages and the job outlook for Medical Assistants in California can be found in the California Occupational Guide published by the State of California Employment Development Department. For the latest national information, please visit U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Medical Assistant Training in Los Angeles, West Covina, Pasadena, Pomona, Long Beach, Glendale, Riverside, Santa Ana
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Medical Assistant Training in Los Angeles, West Covina, Pasadena, Pomona, Long Beach, Glendale, Riverside, Santa Ana