Sure, our name is Medical Training College of Baton Rouge. But we actually have many students who live in Ascension Parish. Hundreds of people commute into Baton Rouge every day. But what if your commute could change your life? Look into attending a medical assistant program near Ascension Parish. It’s the first step to taking charge of your future and becoming an essential healthcare worker.
The Need Has Never Been Greater
Recent events have shown us just how essential healthcare staff is to a community. An aging population—not to mention a global pandemic—shine a light on their importance. Now more than ever, we all need competent medical assistants. Their role is critical to both the administrative and clinical functions. They take care of patients and help our doctors and nurses. By going to a medical assistant school, YOU could become one yourself!
Medical Assistant Opportunities In The U.S.
For that reason, the job opportunities for medical assistants look very good. The U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics looks at occupational data for all professions in the country. They reported that the job outlook for medical assistants is expected to grow by 23%. Now consider that the average growth rate for all occupations is only 7%. By comparison, the prospects of medical assisting look pretty great.
Medical Assistant Opportunities In The Greater Baton Rouge Area
To see the local prospects, do a quick search on a few job search websites. You’ll see dozens of open medical assistant positions in the Greater Baton Rouge area. And more could be added every day! Just think of the healthcare facilities in Ascension Parish and the city of Baton Rouge. These include clinics, hospitals, labs, retirement homes, doctor’s offices, and more. Each one needs skilled medical assistants.
MTC: An Easy Commute From Prairieville And Gonzales
Medical Training College’s (MTC) campus is right off Airline Highway and Interstate 12. So, if you’re coming from Ascension Parish, you can take I-10 to the I-12 loop or head straight down Airline Highway. We won’t pretend that Baton Rouge traffic isn’t an annoyance. However, the caring staff, beautiful facility, and comprehensive program are worth a little drive. (Taking night classes could help beat the traffic too.) What’s more, your medical assistant program can take as little as 7.5 months. That’s not so much time when you’re considering the rest of your life!
It All Starts With A Medical Assistant Program
Are you ready to get started? Take the MTC Career Readiness Quiz! The results will give you some insight into how much you want to change your life. Then, contact our admissions office online or by calling 225-926-5820. Additionally, we’re offering in-person and virtual appointments. During one of these meetings, you can ask all your questions and get more information. We can tell you all about the curriculum and see if you qualify for financial aid. Get the essential details on joining an essential healthcare field in Baton Rouge—and Ascension Parish. We can’t wait to help you change your life!