Healthcare graduates & alumni
Teaching students in healthcare
Of faculty experienced in the field
An Accredited Medical Assisting School That Supports Your Success
Excited to start a rewarding career in healthcare? We’re excited to provide a medical assisting program to help you achieve just that.
At MDT Institute, you will receive a flexible, affordable, and hands-on education to successfully become a Medical Assistant. Develop valuable skills & knowledge that will allow you to help doctors & practitioners provide medical care, take vital signs, & work with patient records.
Our Medical assistant classes are in a flexible blended format with both online and in-person learning designed to help you balance work, life, & school. Take the first step toward a rewarding career and earn your medical assisting diploma in as few as 9 months with MDT!
Preparing for a Career in Medical Assisting with MDT In Gwinnett County
You’ll graduate with the confidence to pursue exciting job opportunities in various settings, such as medical labs, nursing clinics, doctors’ offices, & more.
With our Medical Assistant training, you will become a vital member of any healthcare team, making impactful differences in patients' lives and supporting our local communities everyday.
We've prepared thousands of students just like you in starting new fulfilling careers by delivering high-quality education based on employer needs at our ABHES accredited schools.
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Admissions criteria and our quick and easy 3 step admission process. No fees required
Our class schedules designed to help student balance both life and school
Tuition pricing and payment solution that work for you and your budget
...and much more
Accreditations & Approvals.
MDT Institute is Institutionally Accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) and approved by the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission (GNPEC). Earn your diploma from a proudly accredited institution.
Medical Assistant Program That Fits Your Needs
At MDT, we're more than just a school - we're a community of passionate educators and students committed to making a difference in the world of medical assisting. From your very first day on campus to the moment you walk across the stage at graduation, we're here to support you every step of the way.
Graduate in as few as 9 Months
Focus on real-world skills that will help you gain the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in today's competetive employment market.
Affordable Payment Solutions
Financial aid, scholarships, & payment plans are available for those who qualify. Our team will guide you through the financial aid process.
Receive everything you need to succeed at MDT. From a laptop for blended learning to a community of support to keep you on track.
Flexible Online & In-Person Learning
MDT offers a flexible blended approach to learning so you can balance your home life with your school work.
Free & Simple Admission Process
Quick and easy 3 step admissions process. No fees, no waitlists, no prerequisites required. Classes start every month.
Attend an institutionally accredited school, with more than 10 years of educating healthcare students & over 1000 graduates and counting.
"They stayed true to us and ensured we put our best foot forward. If you fell down it didn't matter if it was 8 o'clock at night, they would call you like hey what's going on, you can do it, don't give up. They gave you that reassurance."
'2022 Graduate, Main Campus
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What You'll Learn During Your Medical Assistant Training
MDT Institute's Medical Assistant classes train students for the practical skills and knowledge needed to perform entry-level clinical and administrative medical assistant duties.
Students will learn field-specific subject matter such as anatomy & physiology, medical terminology, and administrative skills for medical offices. Clinical training includes taking vital signs, conducting lab tests, phlebotomy, EKG, CPR, & more.
Equally important, you will be able to immerse yourself in a hands-on externship experience to help you apply everything you have learned and prepare you for work.
Medical Assisting Program Class List
Professional Skills for Allied Health Professions
Anatomy and Physiology I
Anatomy and Physiology II
Medical Law and Ethics
Electronic Health Environments
Medical Office Administration
Clinical Procedures & Education
Specialty Clinical Procedures
Patient Relation & Communication
Your Admissions Requirements
As long as you have a high school diploma or GED then you are qualified to start admissions. No Prerequisites required.
1. Speak with an admissions advisor regarding your program of interest.
2. Schedule an on-campus tour to see the school, get all of your questions answered, and meet with your financial aid advisor.
3. Attend your orientation to learn about MDT resources, receive your laptop and other materials.
4. Begin your classes!
Finance Your Education
Invest In Yourself
We’re here to help you create a financial plan and payment solution that works for you. Our advisors are here to answer all of your questions.
1. Get Answers to your financial aid questions and what you may qualify for.
2. Review various scholarships, grants, and payment plan options that you may qualify for to find a payment solution that work for your budget
3. Clear explanations of federal student loan repayment options
4. Information on private loan options
Online & In-Person Learning That Fits Your Lifestyle.
MDT provides a combination of online classes and in-person lab training designed to help you balance work, life, and school.
Our medical assistant students come to MDT from all across Georgia, including Gwinnett County, Atlanta, Dekalb County, Fulton County, and more.
Study for your career from the comfort of your home and also gain the real world practical experience you need to succeed.
Career ReadinessThis course focuses on ensuring students understand the value of professional skills and behavior and that they also understand employer expectations. Students will develop resumes, cover letters, thank you letters, and references. Other topics will include job search, interview preparation, and continuing education.
Clinical Procedures and EducationThis course is an introduction to clinical procedures performed in the medical office. Students will obtain vital signs and medical histories, set up exam rooms, learn to prepare for and assist with routine exams, teach self-examination, and perform diagnostic testing, including eye and respiratory testing. OSHA standards, communication techniques, cultural diversity, charting, patient education, therapeutic modalities, assistive devices, and caring for patients across their lifespan are addressed.
PharmacologyThis course will introduce students to drugs, prescriptions, and medications used as treatments. Students will explore drug actions and classifications. Common side effects of these medications will be taught. There will be a focus on math and conversions relating to prescriptions and pharmaceutical dosages.
Specialty Clinical ProceduresThis course will address skills related to assisting with minor surgery and specialty procedures. Minor clinical surgery and surgical supplies and instruments are discussed, along with the medical assistant’s role in assisting with procedures in cardiology, respiratory, and other areas. Safety, infection control, and federal regulations regarding medications and surgical procedures will also be included.
Patient Relations and CommunicationThis course will focus on the medical assistant’s role in educating and communicating with patients for the promotion of health and wellness, injury prevention, and support. Students will learn to adapt care for patients at various stages in life and how to identify and respond to abnormal behaviors.
Laboratory ProceduresThis course will introduce laboratory terminology and the medical assistant’s responsibility in specimen collection and processing, including urine, blood, microbiology and immunology testing, and phlebotomy, are discussed. Safety, infection control, and OSHA guidelines are reinforced. Quality control, laboratory mathematics, and federal and state regulations regarding clinical laboratories are also addressed.
PhlebotomyThis course involves the role of the phlebotomist in facilitating the specimen collection process. Classroom and laboratory instruction concentrates on venipuncture using simulated arms and micro-collection techniques. Introduction to point of care testing and waived category tests; quality management and liability risk management is also included.