Frequently Asked Questions

General Questions for Genesis College

What are the mission and values of Genesis College?

The mission of Genesis College is to prepare students academically and professionally for a career through our F.A.I.T.H. values.

We are committed to accomplishing our mission through our F.A.I.T.H. values:

  • Family: An educational family that cares for your family – a place of belonging, loyalty, and passion. 
  • Attitude: A positive attitude is equally as important as your abilities. 
  • Integrity: Do the right thing, even when no one is watching – Integrity is everything. 
  • Teamwork: Teamwork makes the DREAM work. 
  • Humility: Don’t think less of yourself, think of yourself less.
What is a certificate program?

A certificate program is a short-term educational program that provides specialized training in a particular field or skill. It typically takes less time to complete than a traditional college degree program and can lead to entry-level employment or career advancement.

What are the benefits of a certificate program?

Certificate programs offer focused training and can be completed in a shorter amount of time than traditional college degree programs.

They are often more affordable than traditional college programs and can provide job-specific skills and training.

Can I transfer my credits from a certificate program to a traditional college degree program?

Genesis College may accept course credits transferred from accredited post-secondary educational institutions in the U.S at no additional charge to the student.

Students can earn up to a maximum of 30% of the total program clock hours from credit transfers. Students must earn at least 70% of the total clock hours at Genesis College.

What are the admission requirements for Genesis College?

In order to qualify for enrollment in our programs offered by Genesis College, you are required to satisfy the following requirements:

  1. Minimum age of 18 years old
  2. Completed Genesis College Admission Application
  3. Official transcript or certified copy of High School diploma/General Equivalency Degree (GED)
  4. Successful completion of Wonderlic entrance exam (no score cut-offs)
  5. Current vaccination records
  6. Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)
  7. Tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis (Tdap)
  8. Varicella

d. Current TB clearance

Medical Assistant (MA) Program

What is a Medical Assistant?

Medical Assistants (MA) are an important part of the healthcare team.   MA performs a variety of both administrative and clinical task; ensuring that the physician’s office operates efficiently and that every patient receives the best quality of care.

Medical assisting is one of the fastest-growing career tracks in the Allied Health community.

More and more jobs are becoming available to medical assistants, but they are also becoming more competitive. This has led many to become a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) to set them apart from other applicants.

What responsibilities do medical assistants perform?

Clean and sterilize instruments and dispose of contaminated supplies.

Record patients’ medical history, vital statistics, or information such as test results in medical records.

Explain treatment procedures, medications, diets, or physicians’ instructions to patients.

Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean.

Where do medical assistants work?

Medical assistants work alongside nurses and physicians in ambulatory care facilities, such as medical offices and clinics.

What Certification will you receive upon completion?

Upon completion of our program, you’ll be prepared to take the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA), Certified Phlebotomy (CPT) and Certified Electrocardiograph (CET) Certification exams, CPR,  Blood-Borne Pathogen Certification and First Aid Certifications and begin your career with valuable credentials to work in healthcare.

How long does it take to complete the Genesis College Medical Assistant Program?

You can earn your Medical Assistant certification in 12-13 months.

What is the job outlook for medical assistants?

The job outlook for medical assistants is positive, with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projecting a 19% growth in employment from 2019 to 2029. Medical assistants can find employment in a variety of healthcare settings, including hospitals, clinics, and physician offices.

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The total cost of our 13-month Medical Assistant Program is $10,777.04 (taxes included). These program fees not only cover the tuition itself, but additionally NHA CCMA/CET/CPT Certification Exams and books. 

Payment plans are available. Should you have any questions, please consult our Accounting Department. We’re here to support you as you invest in your future!

What software does the Pharmacy Technician program use?

Our program is powered by PioneerRx Pharmacy Software, the most chosen software of independent pharmacies.

Students will have hands-on learning opportunities for operating a successful pharmacy system in a community setting.

Discover how PioneerRx stacks up against the competition at Pharmacy Software Reviews.

Pharmacy Technician (PhT)  Program

What is a pharmacy technician?

A pharmacy technician is a healthcare professional who assists pharmacists in dispensing medication to patients.

What responsibilities do pharmacy technicians perform?

A pharmacy technician  measures and labels medication, maintains inventory, provides customer service, communicates with healthcare providers, and manages administrative tasks. Their work is essential for ensuring that patients receive the right medication and the pharmacy runs smoothly.

Where do pharmacy technicians work?

Pharmacy technicians work in places where medications are dispensed, such as retail pharmacies, hospitals, long-term care facilities, mail-order pharmacies, and specialty pharmacies. They work under the supervision of licensed pharmacists to ensure the safe and accurate dispensing of medications to patients.

How to become a certified Pharmacy Technician in Hawaii?

While a Pharmacy Technician certificate isn’t required by the state of Hawaii, getting certified can open the door to more job opportunities. Plus, hands-on training that you receive in a Pharmacy Technician program can help you hone your skills and prepare you for success in the field.

Genesis College prepares students to become certified Pharmacy Technicians through a national certification exam. Our primary goal is to ensure that our students obtain certification in their field soon after graduating from our program, so we have incorporated certification exam preparation into the curriculum.

The flexible Pharmacy Technician program at Genesis College allows students to work full-time while participating in the program so they can advance their careers while still supporting their families.

How long does it take to become a Pharmacy Technician?

The Pharmacy Technician program at Genesis College is a 12-month certificate program which includes 225 clock-hour externship in a pharmacy setting.

What is the job outlook for pharmacy technicians?

The job outlook for pharmacy technicians is positive, with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projecting a 4% growth in employment from 2019 to 2029. Pharmacy technicians can find employment in a variety of healthcare settings, including hospitals, retail pharmacies, and long-term care facilities.

What is the cost for the Pharmacy Technician (PhT) Program?

The total cost of our 12-month Pharmacy Technician Program is $6,538.10 (taxes included). These program fees not only cover the tuition itself, but additionally NHA ExCPT study guides, books, and the ExCPT Certification Exam.

Payment plans are available. Should you have any questions, please consult our Accounting Department. We’re here to support you as you invest in your future!

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