Career Information

The employment outlook is excellent because many medical facilities are hiring versatile, cross-trained, cost-effective employees such as Medical Assistants. Medical Assisting is one of the fastest-growing health occupations, and the U.S. Department of Labor predicts that jobs in Medical Assisting will grow at a fast rate through the next century. VGCC's Medical Assisting program has an exceptable passing rate on the national AAMA certification exam as set by the MAERB (Medical Assisting Education Review Board). The Employment placement rate for graduates actively seeking employment is within the set thresholds per the MAERB (Medical Assisting Education Review Board).