Tag Archives: Medical Assistant degree

What to Look for in a Medical Assistant Program

With the medical assistant career field projected to grow by 29 percent from 2012-2022, according to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), it is no surprise that people are considering the opportunities that come with completing a medical assistant program. While many colleges offer training in medical assisting, it is important to determine if
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Medical Assistant Student Seeks Stability with Degree from Minnesota School of Business

Katie Savoie was working three jobs when she decided to go back to school so she would have more time to spend her with her family. Now she’s pursuing a medical assistant degree at the Minnesota School of Business (MSB)-Lakeville campus and says the flexibility allows her to maintain her jobs while she works toward
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Become a Medical Assistant in 3 Steps

Many people consider earning a medical assistant degree because they have a passion for helping others, while others have heard about the promising job outlook for many healthcare careers. The medical assistant career field is expected to grow 29 percent through 2022, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics; that is an estimated 162,900
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Rally for Reese Wraps Up with Better-Than-Expected Results

In August, we shared a story about the Rally for Reese event. Medical assistant degree students in Rebecca Pearson’s Patient Care Sciences class at Minnesota School of Business-Elk River (MSB) were involved with the event as a service learning-project. The Rally occurred on Saturday, Sept. 21, and included a 5K, spaghetti dinner, silent auction, and live band.
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Blankets, Booties, Diapers and More: One Student Bundles Love for Babies

Giving back to our community is something the staff and faculty at the Shakopee campus of Minnesota School of Business (MSB) take pride in. Our students also exemplify our “We Care” philosophy by completing volunteer and applied learning projects with organizations nearby. For Nicolette Koehler, a medical assistant degree student, it was the local nonprofit
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Medical Assistant Graduate Follows Passion After 30-Year Hiatus

A Minnesota School of Business graduate accomplished a lifelong dream this past quarter when she walked across the stage to receive her medical assistant degree at the age of 51. “I wanted to work in the medical industry for as long as I can remember,” said recent graduate Laurri Mitchell. “I think my grandfather had
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Medical Assistant Training, Parenthood Prepare Grad for Better Life

When Sara Benton started the process of determining whether to return to school, she had to consider how doing so would affect her family. Like many “non-traditional” students at Minnesota School of Business-Rochester, Sara knew she would have to juggle many things in order to pursue her educational and career goals. With that said, completing a
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Medical Assistant Students Teach Preschoolers Washy, Washy, Clean Song

With the flu season in full force, three medical assistant degree students from Minnesota School of Business visited a local preschool in hopes of teaching children how to properly wash their hands. This smart class of Patient Care Skills students knew better than to enter a gym full of preschoolers without a plan—they went armed
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How to Avert the ‘Silent Killer’: Medical Assistant Students Share Tips

Medical assistant degree students at the Minnesota School of Business know the facts of hypertension (high blood pressure) well. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, one in three adults in the U.S. suffers from hypertension. Known as the silent killer, hypertension increases the risk of heart disease and stroke, but may secretly
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University Graduates Continue on as Employees

We care about our students, graduates, employers, and employees at Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center, and each quarter we enjoy sharing a story and a photo of those individuals with our campus community.  Earlier in the month, our readers learned about Dana Mueller, a recent paralegal graduate from our campus, and just a few days
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