“Take pride in how far you have come and have faith in how far you can go.” This quote from Christian Larson inspired Brook Kalen to pursue a new career as a medical assistant.1 We are extremely proud of her for graduating from our medical assistant program. Now, Brook can continue to be proud of herself as she helps patients every day in her new career.READ MORE
“Saying 'I can't' is an understatement,” says Rockford Career College graduate Starkesha Young. “You can do whatever you put your mind to; your mind has to be stronger than your thoughts.” Starkesha certainly was not intimidated by her educational and professional goals. Willpower and careful studying helped her graduate from RCC on the Dean's List. We are extremely proud of Starkesha for working hard and beginning a new career as a medical assistant.READ MORE
“Live life to the fullest.” This principle encouraged Barbara Perez to pursue a new career and enroll in Rockford Career College's medical assistant program. Completing courses, hands-on training, and a 170-hour externship with 160 hours in a clinical setting, Barbara successfully graduated and began the career of her dreams. We are extremely proud of her for achieving her career goals.READ MORE
Starting a career in healthcare meant finishing a degree program, completing an externship, and preparing for the unique challenges medical assistants face every day. However, none of this deterred Ariel Hay. She dived head-first into Rockford Career College's medical assistant program and came out triumphant. “Don't let obstacles make you lose faith in the process,” says Ariel. “Believing in yourself is the key to succeed.”READ MORE
Always striving to reach her full potential, Bethany Kopp continued her education so she could begin her dream career. “If you are not green and growing, then you are dead and dying,” she says. “Always try to improve yourself.” All of us at Rockford Career College are proud of Bethany for studying hard and graduating from our medical assistant program.
What You Learn in a Medical Assistant Program
For each graduate of a program, we highlight three different courses.
During the program, Bethany took courses such as: Patient Care, Specimen Collection and Analysis, MA Technology Fundamentals, and more.READ MORE
Meet a Medical Assistant Diploma Program Graduate
Meet Samantha Brandt-Lopez, a graduate of Rockford Career College's medical assistant diploma program. Dissatisfied with her career options, Samantha sought to better herself and her community by studying medical assisting. Through patience, hard work, and compassion for her patients, Samantha successfully earned her diploma. “Graduating from RCC definitely opened up doors to many opportunities for me,” says Samantha. “It is such an empowering feeling, incomparable to anything else.”READ MORE