Rhode Island College
600 Mt. Pleasant Avenue - East Campus, Bldg. 8
Providence, Rhode Island 02908
Phone: (401) 456-8698 - (401) 456-8582
The Medical Assistant PLUS certificate program prepares students for a career as a medical assistant. Skills sets gained are medical assisting, clinical skills, clerical and administrative procedures including reception and scheduling, medical terminology, electronic charting, clinical testing, basic pharmacology, HIPAA training, and CPR certification.
Monday-Friday 9AM - 3PM
This program runs for up to 30 weeks, depending on their individualized learning plan.
Includes internship and job search and placement.
Contact us for program start dates.
Phone: (401) 456-8698
Training includes the following skills and services:
- Entry level keyboarding skills
- Word processing, spreadsheets, database management
- Financial literacy and math for Medical Assistants
- Employability skills: applications, resumes, cover letters, job search and interviewing
- Patient and Customer Service workshop
Who is eligible?
- High School Diploma or GED
- Pass a BCI background check
- Students motivated to learn new skills and start an entry level position in the medical field.
Please call to discuss financial options:
Medical Assistant PLUS
An internship in a healthcare setting is included. Job search, coaching, and support services are provided to employee and employer.
All course textbooks and materials are included with your tuition.
RIC Outreach Programs are available to qualified students in need of training and employment, including clients of the Rhode Island
Department of Labor & Training (DLT), the Department of Human
Services Family Independence Program (DHS), and the Office of
Rehabilitative Services (ORS). Other potential funding sources may apply.
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act funded training may be provided only to individuals who qualify for the program, and only if funds are available.
This program includes comprehensive training in:
This program is available for students needing English as a Second Language and/ or remediation classes.