How to Become a Medical Administrative Assistant [INFOGRAPHIC]

Are you looking for a career that has momentum? A career that is challenging and delivers unprecedented purpose? Have you thought about entering the healthcare industry? Or, are you looking to advance your already established healthcare career? According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) 2014-2024 employment projections, healthcare is the fastest growing job … Continued

6 Steps to a More Confident, Professional You

A strong desire to succeed in your career is crucial, and when that desire is coupled with robust confidence, your career success and achievements will begin to take flight. However, recent research has revealed that there is a ‘confidence-crisis’ in today’s workplace. According to the Online Recruitment Resource: 32% of employees are afraid of expressing … Continued

OBC Alumni Spotlight: Charmaine Higgins

Accountants are integral to the success and performance of businesses and organizations, as they prepare, examine, and ensure that financial records are accurate and taxes are done properly. Did you know, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, that the job outlook for accountants (between 2014-2024) is expected to grow 11%? That’s faster than most … Continued

How to Transfer Credits From Another Career School

In September 2016, ITT Technical Institute closed all of its campuses, leaving nearly 35,000 students nationwide without a degree or a school to attend. When you realize that your school isn’t right for your future, you have a choice: transfer to a better institution or give up on your education. Both options can seem daunting, … Continued

What Positions Can Medical Administrative Assistants Hold in the Healthcare Field?

As the medical field becomes more sophisticated and advanced, medical administrative professionals grow in more demand. What do medical administrative assistants do? Medical administrative assistants (MAA) are essential to the efficiency and success of today’s medical offices. MAA’s can work in a variety of healthcare settings, such as (but not limited to): Hospitals Clinics Chiropractic … Continued

OBC Alumni Spotlight: Nikita Cook

A thriving career in the healthcare industry is closer than you think. Nikita Cook, a graduate of OBC’s medical administrative assisting associate degree program, shares her powerful and inspiring story of working toward her dream career and professional goals at Ohio Business College. Read about Nikita’s time and experiences at OBC: Why did you decide … Continued

Employer Spotlight: Mercy Hospital

Your career success is our top priority at Ohio Business College. We support our students beyond graduation and into the workforce. By working closely with businesses and organizations in Ohio, we’re able to help OBC students pursue hands-on, career-focused externships, and help OBC graduates land in-demand, exciting positions in their career field. To kick-off our … Continued

OBC Alumni Spotlight: Malekia Ford

Have you always dreamed of working in the healthcare industry? Maybe you’ve only just begun to form an interest in healthcare career paths and you’re wondering which route you should take. Malekia Ford, a graduate of OBC’s medical assisting diploma program, realized that becoming a medical assistant was her next step in advancing her medical … Continued

What’s Your Future in Business? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Are you currently in a dead-end job? Are you feeling uninspired and longing for a new career path? Did you know, according to, that we spend an estimated 80,000 hours of our lives working? This is an enormous amount of time to not be pursuing a fulfilling career path. Have you thought about transforming … Continued

OBC Alumni Spotlight: Dawn Ulle

The healthcare industry is seeing tremendous growth, and it doesn’t show signs of slowing down any time soon. For Dawn Ulle, a graduate of OBC’s medical administrative assistant program, becoming a medical administrative assistant was her way of entering this in-demand field to make a powerful, lasting impact. Read about Dawn’s time at OBC, and … Continued