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Wiregrass Medical Assistant program ranked nationally

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Valdosta, Ga— The MedAssistantEDU.org website has recognized Wiregrass Tech’s Medical Assistant Associate of Science Degree as the top degree program in Georgia and among the top in the nation.  The site refers to these top college programs as “Editor’s Choice: The Very Best Medical Assistant Associate, Certificate, and Diploma Programs of 2020-21.”   The college rankings were determined by having high-caliber instructors with lots of experience, track record for strong student outcomes, and job readiness and high employment rates among graduates according to their website. 

Wiregrass’ Degree program was recognized for having an outstanding record of student success including a five-year job placement rate of 99% and a contemporary curriculum standard developed with the guidance of business and industry leaders.  The site also pointed out how easy it is to transfer credits to the college and universities within the University System of Georgia.

Medical Assistants are educated and trained to take medical histories and record vital signs of patients.  They often handle both administrative and clinical tasks in the offices of physicians, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities.  In addition to the Associate of Science Degree, Wiregrass also offers this program as a diploma and technical certificate.

Recently the college learned the 2020 Summer Medical Assistant graduates have a 100% pass rate on the NCMA exam through NCCT (National Center for Competency Testing).  The college is accepting new students for Fall Express term, classes start September 23.  To apply or learn more about Medical Assistant program or other programs visit, Wiregrass.edu.