Johanna Armstrong, MSEd, RN, CMA (AAMA), PBT (ASCP)
Phone: 716-614-6222 x4842
Medical Assistant, A.A.S.
Medical Assistants are multi-skilled allied healthcare professionals who perform a wide range of roles in the physicians offices, clinics, immediate care/mash centers, and in other organizations.
They are crossed trained and proficient in multitude of administrative and clinical duties. Medical Assistant students will complete an unpaid supervised practicum of 160 in a healthcare setting, in their last semester of the program. Graduates are qualified for a career involving entry-level clinical and medical office procedures.
Program Goals and Objectives
- To graduate quality students into the field of medical assistants.
- To graduate entry level healthcare professionals into the field of medical assistants.
- To prepare students to take the Certified Medical Assistant exam, as per accreditation standards.
Annual Outcomes Reporting
2016 MAERB Annual Report Form (ARF)
Accreditation ID Code: 5839
Submitted to MAERB: 3/29/2017
Expected Growth of Occupations1
NYS Department Of Labor (DOL) Long-Term Projections
NYS DOL Long-Term Industry Projections estimates Ambulatory Health Care Service Industry Employment will increase in NYS by 39.1% and in WNY by 24.3% by 2024.2
1Data Gathered from https://www.labor.ny.gov/stats/lsproj.shtm
2Retrieved 4/26/2017 from NYS DOL Employment Projections https://www.labor.ny.gov/stats/2014-2024-Statewide-2012-2022-Regional-long-term-industry-projections.xls
3Retrieved 4/26/2017 from NYS DOL Employment Projections https://www.labor.ny.gov/stats/2014-2024-Statewide-2012-2022-Regional-Long-Term-Occupational-Projections.xls
The Medical Assistant program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (http://www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB), 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756, (727) 210-2350, http://www.maerb.org.
The program has been placed on Probationary Accreditation as of September 18, 2015.