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5 Steps to Becoming a Medical Assistant

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Step 1. Learn About the Field of Medical Assisting

Medical assistants are in demand! Almost 200,000 medical assistants are needed by 2016. It is one of the fastest growing occupations in the US, with a projected employment of 565,000 workers in the next eight years. Now is the time to jump into a career in healthcare, particularly a career as a medical assistant.





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