The medical assisting career is expected to be one of the 10 fastest-growing occupations through 2018, according to 2008 projections by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Meet the demand with Ohio Business College, which provides quality medical assistant training in Ohio.

Hands-on and comprehensive medical assistant training

Our Medical Assisting program provides students with the skills necessary to perform both front- and back-office functions in a medical setting. Medical assistants’ responsibilities range from front-office work such as appointment setting, telephone usage, insurance billing and coding, and transcribing physician notes, to back-office tasks such as assisting in taking vital signs, administering EKGs, assisting in minor office surgery, performing phlebotomy functions, and other duties associated with assisting medical professionals. Depending on the office in which a medical assistant works, they may be responsible for clinical or administrative duties, or a combination of both.

Ohio Business College’s medical assisting program tailors to your busy schedule. We offer flexible class schedules, including day and evening classes, to make it possible to achieve your education on your own terms.

The Medical Assisting diploma program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756) caahep.org, upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).

According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, about 62% of medical assistants are employed in physicians’ offices, but many others work in the offices of specialists.

Learn more about the OBC Medical Assisting Programs and upcoming start dates.

As a graduate of OBC’s medical assisting diploma program, you will be able to pursue a job you’re passionate about. Explore the following medical assisting jobs to find out what your future might look like:
Cardiology medical assistant jobs
Chiropractic medical assistant jobs
EKG Technician jobs
Family medicine medical assistant jobs
Geriatrics medical assistant jobs
Podiatry medical assistant jobs
OB/GYN medical assistant jobs
Orthopedic medical assistant jobs
Oncology medical assistant jobs
Pediatric medical assistant jobs
Podiatry medical assistant jobs

Medical Assistant Careers

The Ohio Business College’s Medical Assisting diploma program has seen tremendous success.

For the Sandusky and Cleveland (Sheffield, OH) campuses:
5-year Graduate Satisfaction rate:  100%
5 year Employer Satisfaction rate:  98.16%
5-year Exam Pass rate:  77.30%

For the Hilliard campus:
5-Year Weighted Average for Placement: 89.6%

If you are interested in a career education in medical administration rather than medical assisting, look into our Medical Administrative Assistant program.

Do you have questions? Get answers via our medical assisting FAQs page.

Already Have Medical Assisting Experience?

Find out how you can get your certified Ohio state medical assisting diploma through our bridge program.

Are you deciding between an STNA (State Tested Nursing Aide) program and an MA program?

Head on over to OBC’s career college blog to discover the difference between an STNA and an MA, and learn why starting your healthcare career as a medical assistant (MA) will take you further.

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Career Pathways

Upon completion of our medical assistant program in Ohio, graduates could work as an entry-level medical assistant, clinical assistant, administrative assistant, or medical receptionist. Choose the right medical assistant training school in Ohio.

Additional Information

Graduates of Ohio Business College's Medical Assisting program can sit for two national certifications: the Certified Medical Assisting (CMA-AAMA) and exam of the Registered Medical Assisting (RMA-AMT) exam. Many employers prefer to hire CMAs and RMAs. Graduates from the Medical Assisting training at Ohio Business College are eligible to sit for the National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) exam.

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Ohio Medical Assisting Diploma is offered at:

Sheffield Village
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Sandusky
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