Wenatchee Valley College publishes outcomes information on programs that prepare students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation, in compliance with the Department of Education’s final rule on Program Integrity Issues (Federal Register, October 29, 2010). This requirement applies to training programs that are at least one academic year but are not degree programs; at WVC, most one-year certificate programs are included.
The following information is provided to meet these requirements and provide additional information to students and prospective students about certificate program outcomes.
This program prepares individuals to become medical assistants. Medical assistants perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.
Level of Program:
Four quarters (twelve months)
Cost of Program
Total tuition and required fees for the entire program completed in normal time
Total estimated costs for books and supplies for the entire program
Total annual room and board charges for living on campus
WVC does not have access to data that allow reporting annual job placement rates for specific programs. For information on post-program employment and wages for the medical assistant program, see the Washington Careerbridge.gov website.
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