Ross Medical Education Center in Kalamazoo & Portage

Ross has two Kalamazoo area locations offering training in: Medical Assistant, Medical Insurance Billing and Office Administration, Dental Assistant, & Pharmacy Technician. Portage also offers Veterinary Assistant.

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Ross Medical in Kalamazoo

5177 W. Main Street, Suite A
Kalamazoo, MI 49009

Ross Medical in Portage

6235 S. Westnedge Avenue
Portage, Michigan 49002

Medical Assistant Program in Kalamazoo & Portage

Ross Medical Education Center provides Medical Assistant training in Kalamazoo and Portage. Students are given instruction on a variety of skills related to both administrative and clinical aspects of Medical Assisting. The Ross Medical Assistant program in Kalamazoo and Portage has six modules. The course is structured so that the modules can be completed in any order. Upon successfully completing the program in Kalamazoo or Portage, students should be prepared to work in entry-level positions in a physician’s office, clinic, or other medical setting.

Medical Assisting in Kalamazoo & Portage


Medical Billing and Coding Training in Kalamazoo & Portage

Medical Billing & Coding in Kalamazoo & Portage

Ross Medical Education Center provides Medical Billing and Coding related training in Kalamazoo and Portage. In the Medical Insurance Billing and Office Administration program, students are given instruction on basic human anatomy and physiology, disease processes and the associated pharmacotherapy, and medical terminology. They are also instructed on administrative skills including medical charting and filing, financial record-keeping, proper processing of medical insurance claims, and other routine medical office procedures. The Ross Medical Insurance Billing and Office Administration program in Kalamazoo and Portage has five modules. The course is structured so that the modules can be completed in any order. Upon successfully completing the program in Kalamazoo or Portage, students should be prepared to work in entry-level positions such as Medical Receptionist, Medical Secretary, Billing Clerk, Patient Account Representative, and Patient Services Representative.



Dental Assistant Program in Kalamazoo & Portage

Ross Medical Education Center provides Dental Assistant training in Kalamazoo and Portage. In this training program, students will be instructed on clinical as well as administrative skills relevant to the dental office. Some of the clinical skills include the processing of radiographs, taking and recording vital signs, and taking impressions. Some administrative skills consist of filing medical records, preparing new patient charts, and and scheduling appointments. The Ross Dental Assistant program in Kalamazoo and Portage has six modules. The course is structured so that the modules can be completed in any order. Upon successfully completing the program in Kalamazoo or Portage, students should be prepared to work in entry-level positions in a dental office such as Dental Assistant, Dental Insurance Clerk, or Dental Receptionist.

Dental Assisting in Kalamazoo & Portage


Pharmacy Technician Program in Kalamazoo & Portage

Pharmacy Technician in Kalamazoo & Portage

Ross Medical Education Center provides Pharmacy Technician training in Kalamazoo and Portage. In the Pharmacy Technician program, students are given instruction on the necessary information and skills for an assistant to a licensed Pharmacist. Some of the topics they are instructed on include pharmacy ethics and law, microbiology, drug procurement and inventory control, and pharmaceutical and medical terminology. The Ross Pharmacy Technician program in Kalamazoo and Portage has six modules. The course is structured so that the modules can be completed in any order. Upon successfully completing the program in Kalamazoo or Portage, students should be prepared to work in entry-level positions in community, retail, or hospital pharmacies.



Veterinary Assistant Program in Portage

Ross Medical Education Center provides Veterinary Assistant training in Portage. In the Veterinary Assistant program, students are given instruction on a variety of topics relating to working as an assistant in a veterinary office. Some of the clinical skills and information they are shown include animal anatomy and physiology and animal care activities. They also receive training on medical records, veterinary ethics and law, and clerical procedures. The Ross Veterinary Assistant program in Portage has six modules. The course is structured so that the modules can be completed in any order. Upon successfully completing the program in Portage, students should be prepared to work in entry-level positions in an animal hospital or clinic.

Veterinary Assisting in Kalamazoo & Portage

About Ross in Kalamazoo & Portage

Opened in 2016, the Ross Medical Education Center Kalamazoo campus is located less than a mile south of 43 and east of 131. The campus sits just to the west of the city center, next to Lowe’s and the U.S. Post Office off of Drave Ave.

Opened in 2009, the Ross Medical Education Center Portage campus is located less than a mile from 94 and under three miles from 131. The campus sits across the street from Southland Mall off of South Westnedge Ave next to Belle Tire.

Portage is located less than 15 minutes south of Kalamazoo. Between the two Ross campuses, they have great access to a number and variety of hospitals, specialty clinics, pharmacies, and research centers. Due to these easily accessible healthcare facilities, Kalamazoo and Portage are both great locations to pursue healthcare training.

Ross Medical Education Center’s campuses in Kalamazoo and Portage offer training in the following programs:

  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Insurance Billing and Office Administration
  • Dental Assistant
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Veterinary Assistant (Portage)
“My experience at Ross was wonderful! The staff and my classmates were always there for me whether it had something to do with help on studying or just a shoulder to cry on. I would so recommend anyone to go to Ross. Ross changed my life for the better and I couldn’t be happier to have a job that I absolutely love.”Samantha T. | Medical Assistant | Portage, MI | Graduated March 2015

Meet the Portage Team

Amanda Sutherland
Amanda Sutherland
Campus Director
Dorinda Loucks
Dorinda Loucks
Assistant Director of Education
Stacy Hawkins
Stacy Hawkins
Assistant Director of Admissions

Anna Bronsink
Anna Bronsink
Admissions Representative
Erin Frost
Erin Frost
Financial Aid Student Support Representative
Karrie Messenger
Karrie Messenger
Career Services Representative
Marlo Watkins
Marlo Watkins
Office Assistant

Tanisha Gonzalez
Tanisha Gonzalez
Office Assistant
Julie Gower
Julie Gower
Medical Assistant Instructor
Valerie Johnson
Valerie Johnson
Medical Assistant Instructor
Carmen Earl
Carmen Earl
Medical Assistant Instructor

Samantha Sootsman
Samantha Sootsman
Medical Assistant Instructor
Laurie Carter
Laurie Carter
Medical Insurance Billing and Office Administration Instructor
Rochelle Hoskin
Rochelle Hoskin
Medical Insurance Billing and Office Administration Instructor
Regina Sites
Regina Sites
Dental Assistant Instructor

Shellie Shaw
Shellie Shaw
Dental Assistant Instructor
Vickie Wadsworth
Vickie Wadsworth
Dental Assistant Instructor
Heather Dixon
Heather Dixon
Veterinary Assistant Instructor
Megan Rodriguez
Megan Rodriguez
Teacher Assistant/Substitute

Janis Walunas
Janis Walunas
Teacher Assistant/Substitute
Barb Scott
Barb Scott
Teacher Assistant/Substitute
 

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