Medical Assisting Students can now get Federal Student Aid at Unitek College

Unitek College

The Sacramento and Bay Area campuses of Unitek College have been approved by the Department of Education (DOE) to provide Federal Student Aid to their students.

This new approval will make it possible for more people to access Unitek College's full range of medical training programs including their 8 month Medical Assistant program.

Medical Assistant Course

The course provides you through a wide range of skills from office orientated duties such as Reception, Records, Coding and Claims, Telephone Skills and Techniques, to assisting with patients in areas including Patient Assessment, Pharmacology, Primary Physical Exams, to important topics like Medical Ethics, and Medical Law.

Two of the modules also involve Externships.

The classes are held Monday through Thursday, and the Job employment rate for students who complete the program is 71%.

Financial Aid

The range of financial aid options available include:

  • Pell Grant
  • Federal Subsidized Loans
  • Federal Unsubsidized Loans
  • Parent Plus Loan

Navraj Bawa who is the Chief Operating Officer at Unitek College said, "Obtaining Federal Financial Aid approval for our Sacramento and Bay Area campuses is a momentous occasion for us and the students who will be able to achieve and surpass their dreams of a better future through education".

You can apply for the aid online by using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) - Unitek College uses this to find out if you qualify for any federal, state and private grants and loans. They encourage you to apply even if you're not sure if your eligible, after all you don't have anything to lose and you might be happily surprised at the outcome.

Further Information

You can find out more about Unitek College's financial aid options at and more about their Medical Assistant program at

You can also call their Financial Aid Representatives at 888-735-4355.

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