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Medical Assistant

Train for a career as a Medical Assistant in as little as 12 months!*

You can be on the road to a new career in what is projected to be one of the country’s fastest-growing fields.

Employment of Medical Assistants is projected to grow 29% from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations! **

Students gain an understanding of how to perform interoffice clinical and office tasks, such as taking vital signs, learning how to draw blood, reading lab results, phlebotomy/hematology techniques, 12-lead electrocardiography (ECG), basic pharmacology, patient care, and medical record-keeping.

Swedish Institute’s Medical Assistant Program will teach you the skills necessary to perform clinical and administrative duties in clinics, hospitals, urgent care facilities and other medical settings.

Swedish Institute offers the following programs:

  • Clinical and Administrative Medical Assistant degree
  • Clinical Medical Assistant certificate 
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What our Graduates Say:

"Becoming a Swedish Institute student has truly changed my life. It has given me the ability to believe in myself and discover the things I’m capable of. The help I received from my instructors shaped and guided me to where I am now as a Registered Medical Assistant."



"Classes were hands on and the professors wanted you to succeed, making the environment comfortable and safe. I wouldn't be able to show my gratitude and thank the staff at Swedish enough for everything they've done for me. Look at me now, two years later a Registered Medical Assistant. There is nothing more that I could ask for."



Why choose Swedish Institute for Medical Assistant Training?

Established in 1916

Swedish Institute has been training allied health professionals in the New York metropolitan area for over 100 years.

Practical experience and externships

provide students with an opportunity to assist and work in a variety of settings, both in our on-site laboratory and through an externship at a local hospital. Students learn to work and communicate effectively within a medical setting.

iPad Program *

Newly enrolled students receive a fully equipped iPad with digital textbooks and useful apps, integrating modern technology for today’s careers. Your iPad graduates with you!

Extensive curriculum

that provides knowledge of bioscience, clinical procedures and diagnostic techniques, as well as medical office administration.

Experienced faculty

brings a wealth of knowledge and experience into the classroom from their years of experience in the field.

Dedicated Career Services team

with one-on-one guidance that is available to graduates for assistance on résumé writing, mock interviews, job placement, and networking events.

Convenient location in Manhattan

Our campus is in the heart of Chelsea, just a few blocks away from Penn Station and many major subway and bus lines.

Accreditations and Registration

*Applies to full time students only.
** Bureau of Labor Statistics

Swedish Institute’s programs are registered by the New York State Education Department. Accredited by ACCSC. For important information on program costs, completion and placement rates, median debt incurred, etc., please visit