Medical Assistant

Dec
14

What Can You Expect in ACHT’s Medical Assistant Program?

What Can You Expect in ACHT’s Medical Assistant Program? If you’re thinking about signing up for the American College of Healthcare and Technology’s Medical Assistant Program, but you want to know what you’re getting into ahead of time, we’re here to help! It’s easy to think that all Medical Assistant programs are the same, but […]

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Dec
10

Tips for Moms Returning to School

Tips for Moms Returning to School Whether you’re a single mother or you and your partner are juggling a family together, making the choice to continue your education after having children is a great way to empower yourself. But, going back to school as a mom has a unique set of challenges. No one should […]

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Dec
07

Choosing the Right Medical Assistant Training Program

Choosing the Right Medical Assistant Training Program If you’re interested in becoming a Medical Assistant, but you’re not sure where to get started, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. The most important thing you can do to start your journey is to find the right training program. Of course, the right Medical Assistant training program starts […]

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Dec
16

The Great Benefits of Becoming a Medical Assistant

Medical assistants have been a critical part of the thriving healthcare industry since the formal establishment of medical assisting in the 1950’s. Becoming a medical assistant is a great path for those who are looking for a career in medicine. The need for qualified individuals in this field is great as doctors and nurses must […]

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Nov
11

Health Careers are in Demand – ACHT Can Help

You might think it takes a four-year degree to land a job in the medical field but that is simply not true. Here at American College of Healthcare and Technology, you can earn a certificate in as little as 8 months. When you choose ACHT as your place of learning, you will be well on […]

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Sep
09

Reasons to Become a Medical Assistant in the Twenty-First Century

As technology replaces more jobs than ever before and drives more corporations to outsource the ones that can’t be replaced, the twenty-first-century job market can be a frightening place. It can be hard to find reasons to train for any vocational role, but there are more reasons to become a medical assistant than almost any […]

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Jul
22

How Medical Assistants Save Lives Every Day

Since medical assistants don’t have the same medical education that physicians do, it can be hard to see how medical assistants save lives. But although it can be relatively easy to become a good medical assistant, a good medical assistant is not easy to replace! Folk wisdom tells us that one of a doctor’s toughest […]

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Oct
28

Why we offer medical assistant programs in California (Hint: we did a lot of listening.)

As anyone who uses public transportation can tell you, career training of all kinds is on the rise all over the U.S., and that includes medical assistant programs in California. People are abandoning the idea of liberal arts education, favoring something that can get them into the job market sooner and, more importantly, get them […]

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Sep
09

Medical Assistant Certification Test and School Accreditation

Before you can work as a medical assistant, many employers require or prefer that you take the medical assistant certification test (CMA exam). It’s clear that some medical assistant programs will prepare you for the test better than others, but before you enroll in a school, do your research! If your medical assistant program isn’t […]

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Jul
22

4 Ways to Get a Higher Medical Assistant Salary California

In any field, you run the risk of getting paid less than you’re worth. As a medical assistant, this can be true as well, but you can make strategic decisions to avoid that and earn a higher medical assistant salary. Check out the steps below. 1. Get a good education. The best thing you can […]

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