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     The following are Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health
Education Programs (CAA-HEP) accredited medical assistant training
programs in New York City.

ASA Institute of Business and Computer Tech Inc
81 Willoughby Street, 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201

      The Medical Assisting program confers an Associate of Occupational
Studies degree after the completion 63 semester credit hours spanning a
period of four semesters. Required non-professional courses include Career
Development, Fundamentals of Computer Technology, Freshman Skills
Seminar, Information Literacy, English Composition I and II, College Math
plus a 3-credit elective Arts and Sciences course. Professional courses that
tackle acquisition of administrative skills include Medical Office
Administration, Law and Ethics for Allied Health Professionals, Medical
Reimbursement, Medical Billing, and Word Processing. Courses that address
the clinical responsibilities of medical assistants include Anatomy and
Physiology, Microbiology, Pharmacology, and Medical Emergencies for Allied
Health Professionals. Others courses include Medical Terminology,
Laboratory Techniques I and II, Clinical Office Procedures, Psychosocial
Aspects of Health Care, and the Medical Assisting Externship. This program
has a 31% on-time completion rate. Job placement rate for graduates who
actively seek employment is 68.6%. Tuition and fees total $26, 157.

Plaza College
74-09 37th Avenue, Jackson Heights, NY, 11372

      The training program also confers an Associate of Occupational Studies
in Medical Assisting degree after fulfilling necessary 63 credit hours,
inclusive of the externship. The courses include medical billing and coding,
phlebotomy training, and EKG training, among others. This program has a
92% on time completion rate, and boast a >90% placement rate. Tuition and
fees total around $26,820 for the entire program.

Wood-Tobe Coburn School
8 East 40th Street, New York, New York 10016

      The Medical Assisting program confers either a Diploma after 10
months of training, or an Associate Degree after the 14-16 month training
program. Concentration courses include Medical Laboratory Procedures,
Pharmacology, Clinical Procedures I, II & III, Medical Insurance, Medical
Administrative Procedures I & II, Medical Terminology I, II & III, Medical
Office Systems, and the Medical Externship. On-time graduation rates are
100% for the diploma program and 98% for the degree program. This
institution has a placement department to assist students in getting
employed. Most recent placement rates are 88% (diploma) and 85-91%
(degree). Latest tuition and fees total $20,675 (diploma) and $28,845

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