Bryman College first opened its doors in 1962 as the Los Angeles Colleges of Medical and Dental Assistants.
Mr. and Mrs. Longmire founded the San Bernardino campus of Bryman College as Longmire’s Business College. The school became Skadron College of Business in 1945. The National Education Corporation acquired the campus in 1982 and subsequently changed the name to National Education Center – Skadron College of Business Campus.
Our programs emphasize real-world training that is tailored to meet the needs of potential employers. The fields of study focus on industries that offer solid, long-term career opportunities for graduates. Here at our campus, we maintain a well-defined program philosophy of providing a quality education that emphasizes practical skills; employ a highly skilled and dedicated faculty; and cater to students seeking a strong knowledge base and the experience needed to succeed in their chosen fields.
In recent years, the medical assisting profession has become indispensable to the health care field. Not only have physicians become more reliant on Medical Assistants, but their services are also being requested by hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, medical supply businesses, home health agencies, insurance companies and pharmaceutical companies.
Medical Assistants have become an important part of the health care team and their responsibilities continue to expand, as the need for their expertise grows. The objective of the Medical Assisting program is to provide graduates with the skills and knowledge that will enable them to qualify for entry-level positions as Medical Assistants.
You will be prepared to maintain the highest quality of patient care; take vital signs run laboratory and diagnostic tests, all while utilizing your organization, communication and management skills. Gain employment in a hospital, clinic, doctor’s office, nursing home, medical supply business, home healthcare agency, insurance company or pharmaceutical company.
The Medical Assisting program is designed to bridge the gap between the traditional nurse in the physician’s office and the medical secretary. The degree prepares graduates to be entry-level paraprofessionals in medical offices, clinics, and associated medical facilities. In addition to basic diagnostic and laboratory procedures, students learn current medical technology, medical codes, and other skills necessary to excel in the healthcare industry. Upon completion of an Associate in Science degree in Medical Assisting, students will have taken a variety of courses related to the healthcare field. Courses include Anatomy and Physiology, Clinical Assisting, Pharmacology, EKG Interpretation, Phlebotomy and Medical Computer Applications. To ensure a complete background of the medical field, the Medical Assisting program covers medical insurance billing, medical transcription, and business management as it relates to healthcare.