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Question about medical assistant career


I am interested in going into the medical assistant field, but I don't have any medical background. I'd like to know more about this field from someone who's been in the field for a period of time. I would really appreciate your help on the following questions.
1. What training or education are required for entry into this field?

2. What skills are most essential for effectiveness in this field?

3. How far can one person go in this field?

4. What advice can you give to someone seeking a career in the medical assistant field?

Thank you!


Your Professional Title/Credentials: student

Are You Still In School? yes

Are You Working? part time

Re: Question about medical assistant career

Hi Cynthia:

I'm still just a student, but this site answers all of the questions you have! This is where I got all of my information.

Good luck!!


Are You Still In School? Yes