Health Training Center:
With campuses in across Massachusetts in Cambridge, Attleboro, Chelmsford, Framingham, Stoughton, and Worcester, the Health Training Center is a healthcare education training facility that offers Certificate programs in a wide range of healthcare fields including Medical Assistant, Phlebotomy Technician, Pharmacy Technician, and more. Join us at one of our 6 campuses today to avail of one of our fully-accredited healthcare training programs.
Fully-accredited Healthcare Certificate Programs
Medical Assistant Certificate Program
Our graduates become nationally Registered Medical Assistants (RMA) as our Program is pre-approved by The American Registry of Medical Assistants, thus waiving work requirements and further testing to membership.
You will learn the clinical skills needed to work in and around exam rooms in doctors’ offices, HMOs, clinics and at hospitals with in-patients and in exam rooms. Courses can be taken in 1, 2 or 3 semesters.
Patient Care Technician (PCT)
This is a career advancement program for a licensed CNA, HHA or EMT who can advance to a better job by completing this Certificate. PCT’s play a vital role in many healthcare environments, including various positions in hospitals performing vital signs, EKGs, basic medical, lab and exam procedures, drawing blood and providing basic patient care.
Pharmacy Technician Program
The Pharmacy Technician program trains students to work in hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, home health agencies, retail pharmacies and mail order providers. Technicians assist pharmacists in preparing traditional pill medication and intravenous (IV) solutions, as well as monitoring proper delivery and usage of products.
Phlebotomy Technician Certificate
The Phlebotomy Technician course trains students to draw blood so they can work in hospitals, clinics, emergency and extended care facilities, private medical offices or laboratories. Students are trained for the national ASPT Certification exam.
Most employers prefer to hire staff that is cross-trained in EKG and Phlebotomy. Therefore, we encourage students to pursue both courses either during the same semester or in two semesters.
Medical Billing & Coding Program
Insurance Billing & Coding with prep to national Certification exams. This program consists of 5 courses: Medical Terminology, Medical Billing/Coding 1 + 2, Clinical Medical Assisting Techniques 2 (without Lab) and the Introduction to Healthcare.
Introduction to Healthcare is required 1st term, Take in 1 or 2 terms. For this Program we strongly encourage students to take a minimum of Practicum, Medical Terminology and Billing & Coding 1 the 1st semester. Upon completion of all courses, a 120 hr weekday (Monday-Friday), daytime Internship will be provided.
EKG Technician Course (With CPR)
The EKG Technician course trains students to work in hospitals, clinics, emergency and trauma centers, private physician’s offices, out-patient centers and extended nursing care facilities. Unless you work in a hospital, it is recommended EKG be taken in combination with Phlebotomy or as part of the Medical Assistant Certificate. The EKG Technician will be trained to operate and adjust EKG heart monitors and understand the results of the electrocardiograph (EKG) recording.
Medical Assistant / Biller Coder Apprenticeship (MACA)
Dual major provides 2 areas of specialization by combining 5 courses in the Medical Assistant Certificate plus 2 additional Medical Billing courses. Take in 2 or more terms. 280 hr Internship provided.