Launch Health Science

    Program Description

    This program introduces students to a wide variety of careers in the allied health field including medical lab technician, medical assistant, and medical office professional. Training will include medical terminology, communication, body structure and function, vital sign measurement, principles of infection control, medical instrumentation, pharmacy technology, medical office assistant certification procedures, and microscope usage.

  • What will my classes be like?

    As you train to become a Medical Assistant you'll be trained to work closely with physicians, physician assistants, and nurses. Practice what you've learned with hands-on activities on how to read vital signs, sterilize medical equipment, and perform diagnostic testing. You learn about parts of the human body and how they work together, how to receive patients, and how to transcribe medical records. Do you have the heart to take the first step toward a career in the medical field? Make a healthy career choice and join the growing health care field.

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    Students in this class are eligible to receive 10 college credits from the College of Lake County.

    Year 1:

    • HIT 111 - Medical Terminology, 3 credits
    • MOA 112 - Basic Medical Office and Billing Procedures, 3 credits
    • MOA 111 - Introduction to Medical Assisting, 4 credits (Articulated)



    • CPR Certification
    • Healthcare Office Assistant


    Job Opportunities

    • Certified Medical Office Assistant
    • Dietician
    • EKG Technician
    • Emergency Medical Technician
    • Medical Assistant
    • Medical Billing Coder
    • Medical Lab Assistant
    • Medical Technologist
    • Occupational Therapist
    • Pharmacy Technologist
    • Phlebotomist
    • Physical Therapy Assistant
    • Registered Nurse