Online Medical Assistant Certification at DCI in Wilmington, DE
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Study from home to earn a career that allows you to make a difference

Diploma program available in the following format:

  • 30-week online format

At Dawn Career Institute, you can gain the skills and knowledge it takes to make a difference in the lives of others as a medical assistant. And you can do the majority of it from the comfort of your own home through our online Medical Assistant training courses.

The DCI advantage

Since 1976, Dawn Career Institute has been family-owned and operated. We are accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), and in 2011 received the ACCSC School of Excellence Award.

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. Your coursework will include resume writing, job search success strategies and job interview techniques.

Our Medical Assistant program includes the technical knowledge needed in areas such as medical office procedures and laboratory techniques such as EKG's, vital signs, phlebotomy, patient data collection and insurance claims processing. Equally important, we train on the "soft skills" that employers are seeking, such as interpersonal skills, goal-setting, customer relations and stress management. 

Gain the skills you’ll need in the real world.

Do your Medical Assistant training online!

In our career-focused online Medical Assistant program, you’ll receive quality training as you learn the skills today’s healthcare employers demand. We can prepare you to serve as a valuable member of a professional healthcare team, performing important clinical and administrative duties such as:

  • Preparing exam rooms for patients
  • Assisting physicians with minor procedures
  • Ensuring patient comfort
  • Charting patient medical histories
  • Measuring and recording vital signs
  • Preparing patients for treatments
  • Collecting patient specimens for testing
  • And so much more!

Find hands-on, intensive training at DCI

While this is an online program, you’ll have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience by traveling to a one-week ”boot camp” at Capstone Education, a division of PCI, Inc.  in Kansas City, Mo., where you’ll participate in an intensive and challenging intellectual experience in the areas of skills demonstration, patient consultation and medical office protocols.

The boot camp experience ultimately can provide you with a variety of resources, knowledge and hands-on education that can be invaluable to you and prospective employers in the industry.

Take the next step!

Call 855-809-4202 or click here for more information on our Online Medical Assistant program.

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Growing demand for medical assistants means you can enjoy a great degree of job security and steady earning potential throughout your career. You can work in doctors' offices, hospitals, medical clinics, ambulatory health care offices, state and government clinics, laboratories, and nursing or care facilities.

PROJECTED JOB GROWTH 2012 to 2022
29 %
AVERAGE SALARY $29,370
Online Medical Assistant Course at DCI in Wilmington, DE
"Dawn Career Institute has provided GUAVA Care, Senior Home and Healthcare Services, Inc. with top candidates that excel in the tasks presented to them. GUAVA turns to Dawn Career Institute ... "
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition