Medical Assisting 

photo of student in office.The Medical Assisting Program will prepare you for a career that requires knowledge of basic office, patient care and laboratory skills in medical offices, clinics, and hospitals.  Medical assistants are multi-skilled allied health professionals specifically trained to work in physician's offices, clinics, and group practices, performing administrative and clinical procedures. Well-balanced instruction in business skills and medical procedures enables you to assist the physician in routine practice. 

The Medical Assisting program at OCtech enjoys a very supportive relationship with local physician's offices, clinics and hospitals.  As a result of these close ties, our students receive a great amount of support and opportunities in the local medical community. 


Administrative duties include a wide variety of tasks such as: updating and filing patient medical records, coding and filling out insurance forms, and scheduling appointments. 
Median Salary: $28,000


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Medical Assisting

Family Health Centers
Edisto Regional Health Services
Regional Medical Center
Doctors' Offices