Medical Assistant

Earn While You Learn to Become a Medical Assistant

Career Accelerator Program

Oak Point University and our healthcare partners are investing in you and your community with our Career Accelerator Program (CAP). This unique program provides a fast track to educate, certify, and employ medical assistants while you earn an income and get benefits.

Our CAP takes some of the burdens of decision-making off of you. You will earn a paycheck and get benefits while you are in school. Oh, and school is free. Why? Because the healthcare industry needs people like you. The Baby Boomers are retiring, and others are getting promoted. And as the Boomers need more care in their golden years, the entire healthcare system is still stressed by COVID-19.

The best part? A job is waiting for you in a high-demand and high-growth industry!

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Hear That? It's Opportunity Knocking ...

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Pay + Benefits

Competitive starting hourly rate plus medical, dental, vision, and more.

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Free Tuition + Materials

A comparable education is valued at $7,000 to $10,000.

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Hands-On Learning

State-of-the-art simulation labs and clinical training provide active, real-world learning.

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Immediate Job Placement

Within one of the healthcare partner systems where we have committed to run this program.

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Career Advancement Options

Earning your MA certification is your first step toward increased earning and growth potential.

Your Role as a Medical Assistant

What Is a Medical Assistant?

An MA works in a physician’s office or ambulatory care clinic, providing administrative and patient care support to doctors and nurses.

What Do MAs Learn?

Classes cover a broad range of topics, including medical terminology, legal and insurance policies, human anatomy, taking vital signs, and much more.

What Do MAs Do?

Office operations to include: greeting patients and visitors, reviewing and submitting charges for patient procedures and services, and providing general office and clerical support.

Medical responsibilities to include: assisting with the examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a physician; interviewing patients, measuring vital signs, and recording information on patients’ charts; and preparing treatment rooms for examination of patients.

Who Can Apply?

Anyone with a high school diploma or GED.

Now Hiring for Future Medical Assistants

Meet Our Healthcare Partners

Applicants are hired by partners and educated by Oak Point University. The healthcare application process requires several steps, and we urge you to apply as soon as you are interested so that you are ready for the first day of classes.

PCC Wellness*

Upcoming Cohorts

PCC LOCATION: PCC Lake Street Family Health Center
PCC Austin Family Health Center
PCC Salud Family Health Center
PCC Dr. Tong Health Center
PCC South Family Health Center
PCC Melrose Park Family Health Center
PCC West Town Family Health Center
PCC Walk-In Wellness Center at West Suburban Medical Center
PCC Burdick Family Health Center
PCC Community Wellness Center at West Suburban

* PCC cohorts are part-time positions and will only be paid while on-site at a PCC site and not during classroom time. Learners will receive full-time positions once they complete the program. 

Learn More About Our Career Accelerator Programs