Get the Skills to Become a Qualified Medical Assistant
Hands-On Patient Care Medical Assisting Training in as Few as 9 Months
Start training at a medical assistant school to make a difference in the lives of others and your own! Choosing the Medical Assisting diploma program at Porter and Chester Institute can lead to a career where what you do really matters. The Medical Assisting program offered at our campuses across Connecticut and Massachusetts can train you to become an important member of a healthcare team in as few as 9 months. Medical assistants play a vital role in today’s healthcare field by helping doctors and staff give the best care possible to the ultimate client: the patient!
The Medical Assisting program is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)
If you really like helping others and you want a career that’s in demand, here are just a few reasons you should get your Medical Assisting training at Porter and Chester Institute:
Medical Assisting FAQ
How long is the Medical Assisting program?
At Porter and Chester Institute (PCI), you can finish your medical assisting diploma in as little as 9 months if you take classes during the day; 15 months if you choose evening courses. You can learn more about our day and evening Medical Assisting program by visiting our campus or by giving us a call at 1-800-870-6790.
Is the Medical Assisting program a good career choice?
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for medical assisting is set to grow by 23% over the next 10 years. This is much faster growth than the average job category.
Over 70% of PCI graduates report working in the Medical Assisting field after graduation in the most recent Annual Reports to our accreditor, the Accrediting Commission for Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
Is there financial aid available?
Yes! Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Whether it is federal Title IV assistance (via the FAFSA application) or PCI Scholarships, our financial aid page can help get you started or you can give us a call at 1-800-870-6789.
“I thought about Medical Assistant and that it would be an interesting career. I heard about Porter and Chester, that it was a very good school, and I decided to go there. It was an excellent learning experience and the teachers were really great. I really enjoyed everything about it, the lab, doing the blood work, the CPR, all the hands on… I liked the hands on
Medical Assistant Graduate
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Career Training for Today's Jobs!
At PCI our Mission is to support committed students in achieving the technical and professional skills essential for their chosen career through industry-modeled, student-centered education and training.
When you’re ready to commit to your career training, you don’t want anything standing in your way. That’s why our team of Educational Funding Specialists is here to help you find all the resources that might be available to you. There are federal, state and private programs that can make your career training more affordable.
Career training at Porter and Chester is designed to give you a comprehensive understanding of your chosen field and a new skill-set which you can immediately use on the job. Choose a career training program that will teach you the necessary skills you need to step out into the real world and begin working as a professional in your field on day one.
At Porter and Chester Institute, we aim to make this exciting transition to career training as easy as possible. That’s why our dedicated staff will work with you through the entire admissions process. The answers to your new career could be just a click away!