Medical Assistant at South Hills | South Hills School of Business & Technology
 
 

Medical Assistant

ABHES Accredited* Two-Year Associate in Specialized Business (ASB) Degree Program
Available at the State College and Altoona Campuses

Are you looking to start a rewarding career in healthcare? South Hills Medical Assistant graduates work alongside Physicians in a variety of settings including hospitals, medical offices and clinics, outpatient care centers, ambulatory care facilities, and professional schools. Students in the Medical Assisting program will be taught the skills to be comfortable working with people, drawing blood and handling lab specimens.

In addition to being taught the skills to work in the healthcare field, South Hills real-world internships can help give you the leg up on the competition by allowing you to practice the skills you learn in class. In as few as two years, you can earn your Associate in Specialized Business (ASB) degree and be on the road to a successful career.

Your career starts here, at South Hills School of Business & Technology. Learn more today about the opportunities open to you!

Find the program that is right for you!

We offer a variety of business, healthcare, and technology programs to meet your career goals. Speaking with one of our admissions representatives is the best way to learn which program is right for you.

Our programs include:

  • Administrative Professional
  • Administrative Medical Assistant
  • Business Administration—Management & Marketing
  • Business Administration—Accounting
  • Criminal Justice
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Engineering Technology
  • Graphic Arts
  • Health Information Technology
  • Information Technology
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Coding & Billing
  • Software Development and Programming

*Not all programs are available at both campuses

Why Choose South Hills?

South Hills prepares people for their first job, professional advancement, or a new career. Since 1970, we have believed in "Teaching People, Changing LIves". Here are just a few of the reasons why you should consider South Hills for your educational needs.


  • Over 6,000 graduates have earned their specialized associate degrees
  • We offer twelve specialized associate degree programs in business, healthcare, technology, criminal justice and graphic arts
  • Two convenient locations in State College & Altoona, Pennsylvania accredited by ACCSC
  • All programs offer real-world interships to help you test your newly acquired skills

Financial Aid Options Available

South Hills School of Business & Technology will assist you in finding the funds necessary to complete your education*. Our trained team of financial aid representatives can point you in the right direction to make the financial aid decision which is right for you. Fill out the form on this page to speak with an admissions representative today who can help start you on your journey toward a new career.



*Financial aid is available to those that qualify.

We can help you understand the many choices available to you to fund your education, including:

  • Applying for Financial Aid
  • Federal Student Aid ID (FSA ID)
  • Federal Pell Grant (PELL)
  • Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA)
    State Grant and Special Programs
 
 

Teaching People…Changing Lives