I am going to school to become a medical assistant?

I've looked in the classifieds and searched for local medical assistant jobs on the internet and theres nothing! I thought Medical Assistant jobs were in high demand? I start school in 2 weeks, but I am having second thoughts. The medical assistant program is 9 months long and cost $12,000. Any advice?

Asked By: voluntative - 5/1/2008
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That is the BIGGEST scam! I work in the medical field and we are always getting these graduates begging for work, but they are basically useless to us. The classes teach you a little about everything but not a lot about anything. Don't waste your money!
Answered By: CJ SWEETNESS - 5/1/2008
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If you have a little more time go to school to become an Rn, you will make more money.
Answered By: Tiffany p - 5/1/2008
Please go with your gut instinct giving you second thoughts! That's a great way of thinking, in general, and especially with a $12,000 program :) The private career schools tout the profession as well as with medical billing/coding but they're having trouble finding work as well. It's a money maker ;) The schools... More
Answered By: jannsody - 5/2/2008
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