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Develop Skills to Become a Certified Medical Assistant

Do you see yourself working in a physician's office? Are you hands-on, patient-focused, or otherwise a people-person? Could you see yourself doing either lab work or administrative work in a medical setting? Then consider training to be a Medical Assistant at your local Medical Assistant school in Kansas City: Pinnacle Career Institute.

Our Medical Assistant Certification program is designed to help you learn many skills such as: checking vitals, phlebotomy (drawing blood), administering injections/immunization, EKGs, and communicating with both patients and medical staff. You will have both in-class lab and hands-on externship experiences throughout your Medical Assistant Certification training so you will be ready to use your new skills as a professional in less than a year.

Medical Assistant Program Highlights

  • Industry Experienced Instruction Our instructors have their certifications and real-world experience, and you will also have externship hours throughout the program working closely with active professionals.
  • Career Centered Courses Our classes will prepare you for a wide range of jobs on the medical team. We cover both clinical and administrative skills as you find where you work best.
  • Hands-on Learning In our medical lab you will have hands-on practice before you apply the skills in the field.
  • Education that works for your life In PCI’s small classes you receive the personal attention you need. Our flexible class scheduling minimizes your time commitment but allows maximum benefits to you and your future.
  • Fast-Paced Our program has five-week classes, allowing you to graduate in as little as 40 weeks.

Training for a Healthier Career

You have a number of Medical Assistant schools in Missouri and Medical Assistant schools in Kansas to choose from. But if you want a Medical Assistant Certification program that will help you get the education you need to succeed today, tomorrow and years to come, you’ll find it here at PCI.

The PCI Experience

At PCI, your experience is what matters most to us! We strive to support your educational journey before, during, and after you graduate. We know when our students succeed, we succeed- that's the PCI Difference! 

Learn more about how PCI stands out among other career schools. Contact us today for more information.

Pinnacle Career Institute is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) is a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Are You Career Training Ready? Find Out!

Take The Pinnacle "Career Training Readiness Quiz" The fun, online quiz takes 3 minutes to complete. You'll get a personalized report to identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you're best suited for. Get Your Career Training Readiness score now.

* - Program length is assuming continual full-time enrollment and satisfactory academic progress.

** - Median salary information and projected job growth is from: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical Assistants,
on the Internet at (visited January 09, 2020).

Program Length

40 Weeks*

Est. Median Salary

$16.16 per hour | $33,610 per year

Who Hires PCI Grads

  • KU Medical
  • HCA Midwest
  • Test Smartly Labs
  • Encompass Medical Group
  • St. Luke’s Medical Center
  • Midwest Cardiology & Associates

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