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Blue Ridge CTC’s Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assisting: Medical Assisting Foundation is designed to train students in industry-focused skills to become future-proof for allied healthcare or caregiving careers. With flexible curriculum and elective choices, students can create pathways to advanced programs.
Build a solid foundation for a promising career with our associate degree in Medical Assisting: Medical Assisting Foundation. Blue Ridge CTC offers a blend of real-world knowledge and additional workforce skills employers look for in qualified applicants.
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Projected each year for in-demand medical-related occupations.
In the employment of medical assisting professionals is projected between 2020 to 2030!
For Medical Assistants working in healthcare related positions.
Is estimated for medical assistants with clinical duties.
The Blue Ridge CTC’s associate degree in Medical Assisting: Medical Assisting Foundation prepares students for early transition to the healthcare workforce with increasing earning potential. This degree allows students to:
Are you seeking a meaningful career in patient care? Blue Ridge CTC Medical Assisting: Medical Assisting Foundation associate degree allows students to learn healthcare workforce-ready skills to begin a rewarding career.
Throughout the associate degree program in Medical Assisting: Medical Assisting Foundation, students learn to contribute directly to the community’s well-being, prepare to work primarily in ambulatory care settings under the direction of a physician, and gain competencies needed for entry level medical assisting careers.
Earn this degree from our School of Allied Health Sciences!
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With the associate degree in Medical AssistingL Medical Assisting Foundation, students learn the essential workplace skills and gain competency in demand by the healthcare industry.
Blue Ridge CTC Medical Assisting: Medical Assisting Foundation degree program introduces students to the core concepts needed to enter medical assisting and related occupations. Students gain competency in administrative, clinical, and general medical assisting skills. The curriculum helps students:
Blue Ridge CTC offers an industry-focused approach to learning, leading to a path-breaking career and continuing education opportunities.
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Blue Ridge CTC acts as a catalyst to career goals, gives students exposure to real-time career prospects, and provides a learning environment supporting personal and professional growth.
Effective faculty is the backbone of any school. Our faculty are committed teachers and scholars who:
Deliver real-world learning to shape a students’ job market competency.
Impart teaching that promotes creativity and sets the base for further 4-year programs.
Extend a smart learning model that raises job prospects.
Integrate best-in-class learning formats and resources to drive focused learning.
We provide comprehensive Student Support Services to promote student success.
Student Services provides a variety of support, including tutoring, accessibility accommodations, and more!
We provide high-tech classes, supporting labs, and study areas to promote a balanced education.
We recognize talent and celebrate performance with awards and acknowledgments.
We have supportive staff to help with personal, professional, and academic challenges.
We support students from admission through the career search! Career Services assists students:
Find the right kind of job with a career inventory assessment.
Get assistance on resume writing and referral to participating employer partners.
With interview preparation to boost their morale and get prepared with the right narration to win job negotiations.
Get a holistic learning environment, where they are nurtured to become the next set of professionals entering the workforce.
As a community of students, faculty, staff, and external stakeholders, we strive for diversity, equity, and inclusion on our campuses, both inside and outside of the classroom.
Campus diversity encourages open dialogue on campus.
Equity removes barriers and ensures equal opportunities are afforded to all.
Our campus offers an inclusive, welcoming environment where all are valued, celebrated, and included.
The campus community promotes diversity and inclusion through a variety of speakers and events.
We are committed to providing students with real-time training and internship opportunities to enter the workforce directly after graduating.
We provide industry expert instruction to strengthen job-specific skills needed for real-world challenges.
We assist students with internship opportunities to find their way to a successful career.
We provide industry-certified expert supervision and guidance to raise students’ job prospects in the Government and Private sectors.
Our campus is well equipped with state-of-the-art laboratories, machinery, hardware, and software required to provide the technical skills needed for real jobs.
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Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs. BRCTC cannot guarantee that job titles or the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive. Two year completion is approximate and based on full-time enrollment. Student testimonials, income statements, and examples on the College website are the results of real students. These testimonials are not intended to guarantee that anyone will achieve the same or similar results. Each individual’s success depends on his or her desire, commitment, dedication, and motivation to pursue academic and workforce opportunities. Testimonials are not intended to create a contract between a student and the College.