We Proudly Present Medical Assistant Graduate Kristine Alexander

We Proudly Present Medical Assistant Graduate Kristine Alexander
DATE On October 27, 2021

“Choose to live!” says Rockford Career College graduate Kristine Alexander. Ready to live her best life, Kristine decided to pursue the career she truly wanted. After enrolling in Rockford Career College's medical assistant program, Kristine worked hard toward a better tomorrow. Her efforts helped her graduate on our Dean's List. We are so proud of her for overcoming obstacles in her life and becoming a medical assistant.

What You Learn in a Medical Assistant Program

For each graduate of a program, we highlight three different courses. During the program, Kristine took courses such as: General Anatomy & Physiology, Pharmacology and Pathology, and MA Technology Fundamentals.   

In these courses, she learned about:

  • Basic chemistry; cells and tissues; and the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, neurological, genitourinary, reproductive, and digestive systems
  • Drug classification, dosage calculation, routes and methods of drug administration, prescription management, and abbreviations used in pharmacology
  • Microsoft Windows and its applications, such as desktop features, search capabilities, and file management, as well as creating, editing, and formatting documents and spreadsheets

How Our Graduate Became a Medical Assistant

Like Kristine, you too could become a medical assistant in just a matter of months and start your career journey in this interesting and necessary profession. As a student, you will have the opportunity to gain real-world experience before graduating by completing a 170-hour externship with 160 hours in a clinical setting. From completing the enrollment process to connecting with local employers, we will be here to assist you on your career journey. The College also offers financial aid to those who qualify.

Rockford Career College's Medical Assistant Program at a Glance

Program Length: 10 months
Learning Environment: Hybrid format incorporating online and on-campus components
Lead Instructor for Medical Assistant 
Job Outlook: 19% increase in the U.S. projected from 2019-20291

Find out more about our medical assistant program today. Call 888.680.6682 or submit the Request Information form on our website. Choose to prepare for a better tomorrow. We are ready to assist you in achieving your career goal and living life to the fullest. 

1 National Center for O*NET Development.  Illinois Employment Trends: 31-9092.00 - Medical Assistants.  O*NET OnLine. Retrieved May 18, 2021, from https://www.onetonline.org/link/localtrends/31-9092.00?st=IL&g=Go

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