Get the Skills to Be a Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant Students at WellSpring learning how to help a client.
Hands-on training is a key part of WellSpring’s Medical Assisting Certificate Program

40-Week* Medical Assisting Certificate Program

Meet the growing demand for healthcare workers! Medical Assistants play a pivotal role in the efficiency and productivity of medical offices.

WellSpring’s Medical Assisting Certificate Program, offered at our Kansas City, MO and Springfield, MO locations, will give you the job-ready skills to move quickly into a rewarding career in a high-demand field.

You’ll Learn…

This program will equip you with the career-specific administrative and clinical skills required to keep clinics running smoothly each day. You’ll receive guided instruction in the following areas:

  • Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Patient Administration
  • Cardiopulmonary Diagnostics
  • Pharmacology & Injections
  • Medical Procedures & Minor Surgery
  • Emergency Medical Procedures
  • Phlebotomy
  • Medical Billing & Coding
  • Nutrition & Wellness

Get Hands-On Training & Real World Experience

As a WellSpring medical assisting student you’ll receive hands-on instruction from experienced industry professionals within an interactive and supportive learning environment. You’ll also develop your skills working directly with medical professionals during an externship in a real healthcare environment.

With a blend of technical knowledge and practical real-world experience, you’ll have the skills, confidence, and contacts to meet the high demand for professional medical assistants.

Enrich The Lives Of Others & The World

As a medical assistant, you have the opportunity to have a positive impact on people every day. At WellSpring, we never forget that healthcare is about helping others. We emphasize a human-centered wellness lifestyle while providing a comprehensive background in both clinical and administrative roles typical of a physician’s practice.

Convenient Schedules

We recognize the demands our students face. The WellSpring Medical Assisting Certificate Program offers a schedule that allows you to balance your career training with family, work, and other responsibilities. With classes just 2.5 days per week and a low student/instructor ratio, our program maximizes personal attention and success.

Daytime: 2.5 days per week. Program completed in 10 months*.

Evening: 2.0 evenings per week, plus about 2 weekends per month. Program completed in 16 months*.

To explore either session, please click “Get Info Now!,” below, or call us at 816-523-9140 and ask for admissions, (option 2).

Earn the Competitive Edge of a Double Certification

Employers look for certifications when hiring Medical Assistants. The more training you bring, the greater your employment opportunities.

Graduates of the WellSpring Medical Assisting Certificate Program are eligible and fully prepared to sit for two certification exams:

  • Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant Exam
  • Nationally Registered Certified Phlebotomy Technician Exam

It is also possible to become certified in a specialty, such as podiatry, optometry, or ophthalmology. With experience and/or additional training, many medical assistants advance to other occupations, such as teaching, nursing, and office management.

“I was tired of the day to day job that would lead no where, working from paycheck to paycheck. I wanted a career in the medical field where I could help people and feel good about what I’m doing. At WellSpring, the instructors are knowledgeable and they really do care. They want you to be successful.”
– Virgenia, Medical Assistant

Career Opportunities

Successful graduates of WellSpring’s Medical Assisting Certificate Program are prepared for careers in physicians’ offices, hospitals, clinics, and chiropractors’ offices. In larger medical group practices, medical assistants are often asked to specialize in either clinical or administrative roles.

Is a Rewarding Career in Medical Assisting Right for You?
Get More Info…

Discover whether a career in Medical Assisting is the right path for you. Fill out the “I Want Answers” form on this page to receive more information. Or call 1-888-771-9380. A helpful WellSpring Admissions Representative is happy to answer all your questions and assist you with everything from scheduling to financial aid.

Performance Information and Program Fees

* Program length when completed in normal time.