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Medical Assistants continue to be one of the most employed and essential healthcare professionals today. If you enjoy helping and serving people and are filled with compassion, then getting your medical assistant training from Dawn Career Institute may be a good option for you.

Your Role as a Medical Assistant

You deserve to have an enjoyable and rewarding career and to find medical assistant jobs that fit your career goals. Why not start with a health care job that offers great job stability, a good job outlook, and rewarding emotional and financial benefits?

Medical Assistants (MA) are key players in helping to manage the office. The medical office is a fast-paced environment that requires the assistance of qualified medical personnel. MA's multitasking abilities enable them to meet the demands of both physicians and patients alike.

Most Medical Assistants work in physicians' offices, health care centers or clinics. There are also many medical assistant jobs available in hospitals, medical laboratories and long-term care facilities.

Medical assistants enjoy a variety of benefits both now and in the future:

Medical Assistants*
Median salary of $31,540
14% expected growth rate in Delaware and 29% growth nationwide from 2016 to 2026

DCI Medical Assistant Icon Most Medical Assistants work in physicians' offices, health care centers or clinics. There are also many job opportunities in hospitals, medical laboratories and long-term care facilities.

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Job Growth
2016 to 2026


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Median Salary



The door to medical assistant jobs can be open to you through a Dawn education. As a medical assistant, you will gain valuable tools and training including:

Clinical skills:

  • Taking medical histories and recording vital signs
  • Preparing patients for examination
  • Collecting and preparing laboratory specimens
  • Performing basic laboratory tests on the premises
  • Preparing and administering medications as directed
  • Preparing patient x-rays
  • Phlebotomy
  • Performing electrocardiograms (EKG)

Clerical skills:

  • Updating and filing patient medical records
  • Completing insurance forms and handling correspondence
  • Handling Billing & Bookkeeping
  • Scheduling appointments, answering telephones and greeting patients
  • Arranging for hospital admissions and laboratory services
  • Purchasing supplies and equipment
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Program Details

Program length: 30 weeks

Program offered: Daytime, Evening Blended*, Online
*Blended programs combine a supportive, hands-on, campus-based education environment with the independence and flexibility of online learning.

Clock Hours: 900 (720 Contact Hours in the classroom/lab + 180 hours outside work)

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Because of this school I can do anything I set my mind to. I think the whole world is open to me, and I can do so much more because of this beginning. It's awesome! It's amazing!

~Megan W., Medical Assistant Graduate

Our Medical Assistant Program. Made with You in Mind.

Dawn's Medical Assistant program includes the technical knowledge needed in areas such as vital signs, electrocardiography, laboratory techniques, billing/coding and medical office procedures.

Dawn Career Institute combines qualified instruction with the medical facilities, equipment and instruments you'd find in most medical assistant jobs. In addition, All DCI programs have valuable soft skill development built into the curriculum, including stress management, goal setting, resume writing, job search methods, successful interviewing techniques, customer relations, stress management, and how to present a professional image.

One of the unique benefits of DCI's Medical Assistant program is the inclusion of phlebotomy training which prepares students for medical assistant jobs and the CPT Exam. The program also includes OSHA - Bloodborne and Airborne Pathogens Certification.

Get Medical Assistant Jobs with Your Dawn Education

With a Dawn Career Institute education, you'll have opportunities to apply for medical assistant jobs to some of the most highly sought-after medical employers in the state. Here are just a few of the companies who have hired our graduates:

  • Wilmington Neurology Consultants
  • Center for Interventional Pain and Spine
  • Pediatric Associates
  • Bayside Community Network
  • Christiana Care

Become a Medical Assistant today at Dawn Career Institute!

Are you tired of waiting? At Dawn, we are here to help you achieve your goal of working in the health care field and finding good medical assistant jobs. You can further develop your professional skills by meeting with the Career Services Department! We have full-time Career Services staff on campus who are available to our students and graduates in person, by phone or email to support them in the pursuit of career opportunities.

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