• Top Careers in the Medical Assistant Field

    According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the medical assistant career is growing at a faster rate than most other occupations. As a medical assistant, it’s your job to help physicians care for patients and perform various clinical and administrative functions. Those duties vary depending on the branch of medical assisting you choose to […]

  • What You Will Pick Up in Your Medical Assistant Externship?

    The entire academic career of medical assistant students prepares them with the necessary knowledge to become successful as a medical assistant. But before they can graduate, they must complete a medical assistant externship, one of the most exciting and challenging experiences a student can face. At Eastern International College (EIC), our Medical Assistant-AAS Program  exposes […]

  • 3 of the Biggest Challenges You Can Expect as a Medical Assistant

    Every day, medical assistants are faced with a number of challenges, from demanding patients to communication difficulties. At Eastern International College, we pride ourselves on developing the professional skills needed to handle these and other challenges like a pro. Learn about the top medical assistant challenges and how to overcome them below. 1. Interacting with […]

  • Where Can a Medical Assistant Career Take You?

    Just like no two people are alike, no two medical assistant career paths look the same. In fact, after graduating from the Medical Assistant degree program at Eastern International College, one of your former classmates may go on to work at a hospital while you start a career in an assisted living facility. Wondering where […]

  • Why You Should Consider EIC’s Medical Assistant Program

    Why You Should Consider EIC’s Medical Assistant Program If you’re seeking a versatile academic program that offers thorough preparation for an engaging medical career, look no further than the Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assistant (MA-AAS) degree program at Eastern International College. Available at both our Jersey City and Belleville campuses, the program entails […]

  • Student Success Series: Brayan Nunez

    “I entered the Medical Assistant Program in 2013 and graduated in 2016 with an Associate’s Degree in Medical Assisting! I worked hard, passed the CCMA and was recently hired as a PT Medical Assistant for a local allergy testing company and an urgent care facility. I attended the Jersey City campus and liked the experience […]