MEDICAL ASSISTING ONLINE CLASSES


UCI’s online medical assisting classes offer students the convenience of online courses combined with hands-on instruction during clinical days at the UCI campus.

This ideal blend of online medical assisting classes combined with campus lab experiences, directed by qualified instructors, increases the UCI students’ comfort level in learning phlebotomy, EKGs, and medical lab tests.

UCI’s educational experience reflects our students’ academic goals, including starting a healthcare career in two years or less.

Our online medical assisting students receive classroom instruction, student services, clinical days, externships, and career services through our integrated career training program.

UCI Online, medical assisting students prepare for a National Healthcareer Association (NHA) certification exam as part of the curriculum. The certification exam our students are qualified to sit for is the:

  • National Certified Clinical Medical Assistant*

*Certification is contingent upon passing this industry certification exam.

“UCI is an amazing school with teachers/staff who go above and beyond for all students. My journey here is nearly over, but I couldn’t have chosen a better school to attend to receive my Medical Assisting degree. I highly recommend UCI to anyone looking to pursue a career in the medical field. Thank you, UCI!” – Abigail VanVerth, United Student

Stay Home And Go To College


UCI Online brings the knowledge and training you need for a new career to your home. UCI understands that many students have to balance family, work, and school to achieve their goals. Student services are emphasized at UCI Online and include:

  • WE CARE
  • Convenience
  • Mobile Access To Classes
  • Interactive Labs
  • Externships
  • Career Services
  • Scholarships*
  • Financial Aid**

Start your future today by calling 866-UCIONLINE or requesting information.

*For those who qualify. See catalog for detailed eligibility requirements.
**For those who qualify.

Clinical Days for Hands-On Training


The healthcare industry provides numerous opportunities at hospitals, doctor’s offices, and clinics for multi-skilled practitioners. UCI’s online medical assistant students benefit from campus-based clinical days, which increase their comfort level performing the following procedures:

  • Assisting with minor office surgeries
  • Preparing medications
  • Obtaining lab specimens
  • Conducting capillary punctures for glucose testing
  • Performing CLIA waived testing
  • Giving Injections/Phlebotomy
  • Performing Phlebotomy
  • Assisting with EKGs and other heart tests
  • Sterilizing medical equipment
  • Assisting physicians with physical exams
  • Taking patient vital signs
  • Performing visual acuity tests

Take control of your career by calling UCI Online at 866-UCIONLINE or requesting information today.

Medical Assisting Externships and Certifications


The UCI campus clinical days increase the proficiency and confidence of online students in developing important patient care and medical assisting skills.

Earning industry-specific certifications demonstrates to potential employers that you possess the knowledge and abilities needed for various healthcare positions. As an online medical assistant student, you will work towards an associate degree while simultaneously preparing for the following National Healthcareer Association (NHA) certification exams.

  • National Certified Clinical Medical Assistant*
  • Certified EKG Technician**
  • Certified Phlebotomy Technician**

Be a part of something special and call UCI Online at 866-UCIONLINE or click here for more information.

*Certification is contingent on passing the corresponding certification exam. Required/ Included in Tuition/Fees.
**Certification is contingent on passing the corresponding certification exam. Optional at own expense.

“The teachers and the staff here really go above and beyond to help their students and peers to achieve their goal. I’m just blessed I was accepted into such a wonderful environment.”

– Desiree Miley, United Graduate

 

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