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According to the U.S. Department of Labor, employment of medical assistants is expected to grow much faster than average for all occupations through 2014.  So if you’ve ever considered working in the medical field, you may want to consider becoming a Medical Assistant. 

You may not know that Medical Assistants work in a variety of capacities within a medical office.  They can work in both the administrative side and in the medical side with patients.  They are able to perform these duties within many types of medical offices; including: chiropractors, optometrists, podiatrists, outpatient care centers, public and private educational services, other ambulatory health care services, employment services, and nursing care facilities. 

Contact us to learn more about becoming a Medical Assistant.

The Everest College Dallas campus is conveniently located on the East Frontage Road of North Central Expressway. The campus offers classes in:

  • Business
  • Criminal Justice
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Insurance Billing and Coding
  • Paralegal

The campus includes computer and medical assisting laboratories, lecture rooms, libraries, administrative areas, and a student lounge.

Everest College Dallas
6080 North Central Expressway

Dallas, Texas 75048

Everest College Dallas is a Branch of Everest College, Portland Oregon. Everest College also has campuses in Arlington, Texas and Fort Worth, Teas

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medical assistant trainingMedical Assistants are trained in both administrative and clinical procedures of a health care facility.

Due to their training in pharmacology, laboratory procedures, medical law, patient care, and the health sciences, Medical Assistants are capable of filling a diverse range of roles in a health care facility.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, roughly 60% of medical assistants work in doctor’s offices. Another 14% work in public and/or private hospitals. And 11% of medical assistants work in offices of health care practitioners (e.g. podiatrists, optometrists, et al.).

The remaining medical assistants chose to work in outpatient care facilities, local government agencies, laboratories, nursing care centers, and educational services.

Everest College offers short-term training for students interested in medical assisting.

Click here for more information about becoming a medical assistant.



Everest College Information

Everest provides students with short-term career training in a variety of popular programs*. Our schools offer diplomas and/or degrees in:
Students can also earn online degrees through Everest University Online, a division of Everest University.

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit www.everest.edu/disclosures or www.everestonline.edu/disclosures.

*Programs vary by campus.


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