Prepare for Nationally Recognized Certifications

This accredited Medical Assisting program helps prepare you to earn two nationally recognized certifications. Those who successfully complete the program work with patients and medical staff in physicians’ offices, hospitals and clinics. As a Medical Assistant your duties may include running the front office, receptionist functions, bookkeeping, and completing electronic medical records. Assist the physician with examinations, treatments, minor surgery as well as perform EKG’s, simple laboratory procedures and blood drawing.


What are the basic requirements to be a Medical Assistant and Phlebotomist?

You must have basic computer skills and receive a successful score on the Test of Basic Adult Education (TABE) which is given several times a year at Wilson Tech’s Dix Hills campus.


Employment Outlook

Medical assistants are employed in physician offices, specialty practices, laboratories, urgent care centers, hospitals and other medical-related facilities. BOCES offers lifetime job placement services at Wilson Tech to help graduates find jobs upon graduation and even years later.

To learn more about the nature of the work, training and other needed qualifications, employment levels, job outlook, potential earnings, related occupations and sources of additional information, read what the U.S. Department of Labor: For the job title Medical Assistant, learn more about the occupational outlook and what medical assistants do. For the job title Phlebotomists, learn more about the occupational outlook and what phlebotomists do.


Gainful Employment for Medical Assisting

To help prospective students make informed choices about the full-time programs Western Suffolk BOCES offers, details about tuition, graduation rates and more are available as required by the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008.


Advancement Opportunities

Medical assistants can advance their careers through BOCES’ Schools of Practical Nursing, Surgical Technology, and Diagnostic Medical Sonography as well as its Nurse Assisting program.


Job Placement

Western Suffolk BOCES trains you for a great career and then helps you find that all important first job. Our Job Placement Office offers lifetime placement to help you advance in your chosen field.


Accredited by:

Western Suffolk BOCES has been accredited as an authorized provider by:
Commission of the Council on Occupational Education
7840 Roswell Rd., Suite 325
Atlanta, GA 30350
Phone: 770-396-3898
Fax: 770-396-3790