Medical Assistant School in Illinois

More than 25,000 Positions Projected in the state of
Illinois over the
next 10 years*

Lincoln Tech’s Medical Assistant school in Illinois prepares you to sit for the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) exam by offering hands-on training from experienced instructors. After passing this exam, graduates are eligible to pursue entry-level positions as Registered Medical Assistants, as well as Office Medical Assistants, EKG Technicians, or Unit/Ward Clerks in hospitals. Changes in Managed Healthcare and the expansion of private group practices require well-trained Medical Assistants possessing clinical, administrative, and laboratory skills that you can build at Lincoln Tech.

Originally known as Greer College, one of the Chicago area’s longest-operating automotive schools, the campus has transformed into a multi-faceted Lincoln Tech site. The campus offers a number of different career-focused education programs, and for almost 15 years Medical Assistant courses have helped students enter the growing healthcare industry in important hands-on support roles across a broad range of settings.

At Lincoln Tech’s Medical Assistant school, training includes a “virtual medical course,” as well as a 180-hour clinical externship for valuable real-world experience before you graduate.

Medical Assistant students also receive instruction in:

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Health administration
  • Electronic records management
  • Phlebotomy
  • Pharmacology
  • Preparing for licensing exams

Learn more about how our Illinois Medical Assistant school can help you begin a career that’s patient-focused, flexible, and rewarding. Call to schedule a tour or request more information today.

* Career growth projections can be found at for the years 2016-2026. Ranks reflect comparisons among 48 continental U.S. states. Data is current as of September 30, 2018.

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended Lincoln programs can be found at:

Campuses that currently offer training in this program area are listed below, as well as links to exact program informational fact sheets:

Melrose Park-IL

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