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Professional Medical Assistant Program in Salem, OR

IOT Fast Facts

  • Aging baby-boom population will continue to spur demand for preventive medical services
  • MA jobs are expected to grow 29% by 2022*
  • IOT pays for graduates of the program to take the National Certification Exam
  • Externship opportunity included in the 40-week program
*Source: BLS.gov

Do you want to see your passion for your work reflected in the health of the patient community you can serve as a medical assistant? If you’re ready to pursue medical assistant training in Salem, Institute of Technology can prepare you for a career in this exciting health care field in less time than you think.

A community of learning

Your Salem medical assistant certification training can prepare you through a supportive network of peers and instructors who enhance hands-on instruction combined with classroom and lab experiences. You can gain a strong foundation in the fundamentals of medical diagnostic and laboratory techniques.

Training that transfers to your career

IOT’s real-world medical assistant coursework can be applied to your first day in your work setting. Curriculum emphasizes the following areas:

  • Body structures and functions
  • Medical terminology
  • Technical medical assisting skills
  • Universal precaution techniques

Where can I work?

As a medical assistant, you can find your place on the front lines of health care in a variety of work settings, including:

  • Clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Doctors’ Offices
  • Outpatient Facilities
  • And more!

Learn more about the career outlook for a Medical Assistant!

Hours of Instruction/Program Length

This program is 860 hours and 55 quarter credit hours. Classes are held Monday through Thursday for 40 weeks. See your admissions representative for available class times.

Get Started

If you’re looking for a medical assistant program in the Monmouth, Dallas, Albany, Salem & south of Portland areas, contact IOT today to request information about our accelerated programs.

Program Cost: $16,200.00 + Fees, Books, and Supplies
Credit Hours: 55 credit hours

Median Federal Loan Amount: $0.00
Median Private Loan Amount: $0.00
Median Institutional Loan Amount: $0.00

For a breakdown of program costs, view our Tuition and Expenses page.

The performance numbers listed here represent the Completion and Placement Rates for this program at our Salem, Oregon Campus.

ACCET Graduation Rate: N/A%
ACCET Placement Rate: N/A%
Placement Rate Methodology: This is a new program at this campus.

HECC Completion Rate: N/A%
HECC Placement Rate: N/A%
Placement Rate Methodology: This is a new program at this campus.

Graduates of this program are trained for employment in any of the following Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Codes.

SOC Code Occupation
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers
29-2012 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians
29-2057 Ophthalmic Medical Technicians
29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
31-1011 Home Health Aides
31-9092 Medical Assistants
31-9093 Medical Equipment Preparers
31-9094 Medical Transcriptionists
31-9099 Healthcare Support Workers, All Other
39-9021 Personal Care Aides
43-6013 Medical Secretaries
+ Program Cost

Program Cost: $16,200.00 + Fees, Books, and Supplies
Credit Hours: 55 credit hours

Median Federal Loan Amount: $0.00
Median Private Loan Amount: $0.00
Median Institutional Loan Amount: $0.00

For a breakdown of program costs, view our Tuition and Expenses page.

+ Program Performance

The performance numbers listed here represent the Completion and Placement Rates for this program at our Salem, Oregon Campus.

ACCET Graduation Rate: N/A%
ACCET Placement Rate: N/A%
Placement Rate Methodology: This is a new program at this campus.

HECC Completion Rate: N/A%
HECC Placement Rate: N/A%
Placement Rate Methodology: This is a new program at this campus.

+ Occupational Outcomes

Graduates of this program are trained for employment in any of the following Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Codes.

SOC Code Occupation
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers
29-2012 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians
29-2057 Ophthalmic Medical Technicians
29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
31-1011 Home Health Aides
31-9092 Medical Assistants
31-9093 Medical Equipment Preparers
31-9094 Medical Transcriptionists
31-9099 Healthcare Support Workers, All Other
39-9021 Personal Care Aides
43-6013 Medical Secretaries