Helms College Medical Assistant Program

Medical Assistant Training Program in Augusta, Georgia

Hands-On Learning

Be prepared for your work in the real world with hands-on learning.

Graduate in 12 Months

A career as a medical assistant could be yours in just 12 months. Experience the Helms College difference.

Career Training

Hands-on classroom and real-world training from passionate teachers.

Job Placement

Helms College graduates have a 83% job placement rate in their field of study within 4 months of graduation.

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The Helms College Difference

Helms College helps people discover and develop their gifts through education and career services.

Career Training

Our program is specifically designed to equip students with everything they need to make the leap as a capable and confident medical assistant.

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Hemodialysis Technician Program at Helms College

Hemodialysis Technicians operate and maintain the equipment used for hemodialysis treatment, a process that cleans the blood of patients with kidney failure. They also prepare patients for dialysis, monitor them during the procedure, and ensure the machinery functions correctly to safely and effectively remove waste products and excess fluid from the patient's blood. A career as a hemodialysis technician offers the rewarding opportunity to play a crucial role in improving patients' quality of life, while also engaging with cutting-edge medical technology and contributing to the field of kidney care.

Externships Available

An externship course is included in this program to provide students with the opportunity to apply their knowledge to real life healthcare settings.

  • Hands-on Experience: invaluable real-world experience, applying theoretical knowledge to practical situations in a clinical setting.
  • Professional Networking: the opportunity to meet and work alongside experienced professionals in the field, which can lead to mentorship opportunities and connections.
  • Patient Interaction: offer the chance to interact with patients, helping you develop critical communication and interpersonal skills.

What You Will Learn

The Medical Assistant training program prepares students in both clinical skills such as patient care, medical procedures, phlebotomy, and lab testing as well as administrative skills like records management, scheduling, and billing and coding.

Medical Assistant Certification

You will gain all the skills and experiences potential employers are looking for and be thoroughly prepared to pass the National Medical Assistant (CMA) certification exam.

Potential Medical Assistant Careers

What we do

Kickstart your journey in the healthcare industry with our Medical Assistant Program, specifically designed to acquire hands-on, practical skills in a dynamic field. Our program uniquely blends theoretical knowledge with real-world clinical training, ensuring that you emerge fully prepared to meet the demands of today's healthcare employers.

As you progress through our comprehensive curriculum, you'll gain proficiency in essential medical procedures, patient care, and administrative tasks, making you a versatile asset in any medical setting.

Upon graduation, you'll be well-positioned to secure entry-level positions in diverse healthcare environments, from private practices to major hospitals. This program doesn't just offer a job; it paves the way for a meaningful and evolving career in medical assistance, where the opportunities for growth and specialization are abundant.

By choosing our program, you're not just investing in a qualification; you're embracing a future where your skills directly contribute to the well-being and care of others.

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Phlebotomy Technician

Phlebotomy Technicians are responsible for drawing blood from patients, typically through venipuncture or skin punctures, and ensuring the proper labeling and handling of blood samples. Their expertise is essential for diagnostic tests, blood donations, and medical research.

EKG Technician

An EKG technician works with patients under a doctor's or nurse's supervision. They operate electrocardiograph (EKG) equipment to monitor patients' cardiovascular health. These technicians also perform diagnostic tests, monitor vitals, collect medical data and administer treatments.

Patient Care Technicians

Patient Care Technicians provide vital support to nurses and other healthcare professionals in delivering direct patient care. They assist with activities like bathing, feeding, and monitoring vital signs, ensuring the comfort and well-being of patients in hospitals, nursing homes, or long-term care facilities.

Medical Office Assistant

Medical Office Assistants play a critical role in healthcare administration by handling various administrative tasks. They manage patient records, schedule appointments, handle billing and insurance claims, and provide essential support to healthcare providers and patients.

Medical Office Managers

Medical Office Managers oversee the administrative and operational aspects of a medical practice, clinic, or healthcare facility. They manage staff, schedules, billing, and financial matters, ensuring the efficient and smooth functioning of the medical office.

Health Unit Clerks

Health Unit Clerks serve as a bridge between healthcare professionals and administrative staff in hospitals or healthcare units. They maintain patient records, manage appointments, and facilitate communication within the healthcare team, ensuring efficient operations and patient care.

Real People, Real Results


Graduation Rate

Students who enroll and graduate on time.


Job Placement

Students who land a job within 6 months of graduation.


Financial Assistance

To those that qualify.

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Medical Assistant Training was last modified: April 18th, 2024 by Colling Media