Prepare for Your Future

The Career Services team at Ross is committed to helping you start off your career successfully. With the guidance and expertise of friendly, knowledgeable team members always willing to provide assistance, you’ll have access to resources that will give you the confidence to achieve your career goals.

Ross Career Services provides you with tools and resources to help you prepare for job hunting, interviewing, and landing the job.

Mock Interviews

Career Services will arrange for local employers to come to campus and hold practice interviews with students. Students will learn what kinds of questions to be prepared for and will get acquainted with the healthcare job interviewing process.

Externship Assignment

Developing partnerships with local employers who are willing to provide an environment in which students can practice the skills they’ve learned, Career Services will try to match you to a site based on your strengths and preferences.

Graduate Workshops

Graduate Workshops are monthly sessions designed to help graduates develop skills to achieve successful employment. Workshop topics include The Power of References, Applying with Large Hospital Systems, Making Your Resume “Your Own,” and more.

Externship Experience

As we work together through challenging times we realize many of you may have questions, not only about current classes, but as you try to plan ahead for things like externship or future employment. Our Career Services team is here to help. Even though you may not be embarking on your externship for several weeks, we thought it might be helpful to give you an idea of what to expect when that time comes. This environment continues to change, and we will continue to make adjustments in response to those changes.

At the end of your Junior MOD (5th MOD, or 4th MOD for MIBOA students) you will receive an invitation from Career Services to attend a virtual Junior Meeting in Canvas. The meeting will last approximately an hour and will provide you with important information about the Externship assignment. It will review the requirements for completion, student responsibilities, and guidelines to help ensure a successful externship experience.

As you near the end of your Senior MOD you will work with your Career Services Representative to try to identify an externship site to complete the on-site portion of your training. Externship site availability is limited, but our Career Service team is constantly communicating with sites to identify those that can host externs and will work toward securing a site as the first course of action. In the event a site cannot be secured in the required timeframe your Campus Director will work with you to process a leave of absence. This will allow us to pause your externship until you are able to return and complete. With that in mind, when you are assigned an externship site it is very important that you show up as scheduled and demonstrate your training and professionalism to retain the site and complete your required hours for graduation.

Externship Seminar is a mandatory part of your externship assignment. All active externs will be invited to attend each week. Canvas titles each seminar item as an “assignment”, but it could be a video, document review, or survey. The completion of all seminar items is equivalent to 2 hours attendance, although the average time to complete has been considerably less. You will only receive attendance for the time/assignments completed so please complete all that are due.

The Career Service team is here to support you throughout this journey and beyond as you begin your job search. They are identifying job leads for employers that are currently hiring and in need of medical support staff. They will continue to assist you with mock interviews, coaching, resume preparation and placement. Your success is important to us and we are here to help.

Campus Contacts

Ann Arbor
Mary Voiles Phone: (734) 233-9036
Battle Creek
Jennifer Batchelder Phone: (810) 360-2342
Benton Harbor
Jennifer Batchelder Phone: (810) 360-2342
Brighton
Jodi Salisbury Phone: (586) 273-5032
Canton
Mary Voiles Phone: (734) 233-9036
Davison
Aquarius Ford Phone: (989) 341-3474
Flint
Melissa Graves Phone: (313) 960-4769
Grand Rapids North
Michelle Gould Phone: (517) 703-9044 x65012
Jackson
Jennifer Batchelder Phone: (810) 360-2342
Kalamazoo
Gretchen Middleton Phone: (810) 637-4452
Kentwood
Toni Hamilton Phone: (231) 726-7068
Lansing
Melissa Graves Phone: (313) 960-4769
Warren
Erik VanDyck Phone: (810) 956-7081
Midland
Aquarius Ford Phone: (989) 341-3474
Muskegon
Toni Hamilton Phone: (231) 726-7068
New Baltimore
Jodi Salisbury Phone: (586) 273-5032
Port Huron
Cathy Reilly
Saginaw
Aquarius Ford Phone: (989) 341-3474
Taylor
Cathy Reilly
Canton
Lana Herron Phone: (419) 318-0291
Cincinnati
Debbie Smith Phone: (810) 620-7518
Dayton
Tammy Lovett Phone: (937) 949-4044
Elyria
Courtney Basil Phone: (304) 212-0176
Mansfield
Hallie Elliot Phone: (304) 212-0176
Niles
Hallie Elliot Phone: (304) 212-0176
Sylvania
Lana Herron Phone: (419) 318-0291
Evansville
Savannah Johnson Phone: (765) 252-1293
Fort Wayne
Gretchen Middleton Phone: (810) 637-4452
Granger
Cory Sullivan Phone: (906) 451-5639
Kokomo
Cory Sullivan Phone: (906) 451-5639
Lafayette
Angie Fearnow Phone: (260) 240-5442
Merrillville
Jennifer Batchelder Phone: (810) 360-2342
Muncie
Savannah Johnson Phone: (765) 252-1293
Bowling Green
Tammy Lovett Phone: (937) 949-4044
Erlanger
Lisa Green Phone: (304) 239-1002
Hopkinsville
LeeAnna Connor Phone: (270) 495-3193
Owensboro
LeeAnna Connor Phone: (270) 495-3193
Johnson City
Gail Blakely Phone: (423) 232-6270
Knoxville
Gail Blakely Phone: (423) 232-6270
Charleston
Lisa Green Phone: (304) 239-1002
Morgantown
Courtney Basil Phone: (304) 212-0176
Huntsville
Kim Warner Phone: (810) 956-2319
Quad Cities
Jodi Salisbury Phone: (586) 273-5032
Online
Shana Brubaker Phone: (419) 469-6833

Current Students

To prepare you for your job search, Career Services will help you create resumes and cover letters, provide you with mock job applications to fill out, arrange for mock interviews, and place you in an externship with an employer that matches your strengths and what you’ve learned in class.

Graduates

After you graduate, the Career Services team will still be around to help! Stay in touch after you graduate to continue receiving individualized services and job search help. Career Services holds workshops, job fairs, and one-on-one coaching sessions to continue professional development post graduation.

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Tina Johnson

I was unsure about changing my career and taking out more financial aid to pay back. I was excited to come back to school but very nervous. After the first 3 days of my first MOD, I was extremely confident that this is what I wanted. Mrs. Bishoff has made learning so exciting and fun. I really wish I could give her a higher marking. She deserves it. She is by far the best instructor/teacher that I have ever had in all my years of going to school.

Tina Johnson Graduate Dental Assistant student at New Baltimore, MI campus Graduation: May 28, 2019
Mara Huber

My experience at Ross is something I'll always remember. Not only did I earn my diploma in seven months, I met my best friend there! I love learning and working in fast paced environments and it fit perfectly for me. I learned everything I needed to know about being a medical assistant and the staff was so supportive and amazing! I will recommend Ross 10/10 times. Thank you everyone for your help and support!

Mara Huber Graduate Medical Assistant student at Ontario, OH campus Graduation: August 30, 2018
Yasmean Nasser

Ross is a school of excellence. With Ross, the opportunities are endless. Being enrolled here among staff and classmates is truly an honor.

Yasmean Nasser Graduate Medical Insurance Billing and Office Administration student at Taylor, MI campus Graduation: January 14, 1999
Haley Miller

I came to Ross to further my education for a reliable career, and I've gained much more than that. My instructors have helped me become much more than I thought was possible.

Haley Miller Graduate Medical Assistant student at Kentwood, MI campus Graduation: May 22, 2019
Carlissa Davis

My experience at Ross Medical Education Center was very AMAZING! I learned so many things that I never knew about the human body and how it functions. I also learned how to do everything that is required in the medical assistant program to have a chance to go to extern to be able to get more of the hands-on feeling of how things are. The instructors and students are very friendly and very helpful in everyway!

Carlissa Davis Graduate Medical Assistant student at Huntsville, AL campus Graduation: January 18, 2019
Medical Assistant Program offered at these campus locations:
  • Huntsville
  • Quad Cities
  • Evansville
  • Fort Wayne
  • Granger
  • Kokomo
  • Lafayette
  • Muncie
  • Bowling Green
  • Erlanger
  • Hopkinsville
  • Owensboro
  • Ann Arbor
  • Battle Creek
  • Brighton
  • Canton (MI)
  • Davison
  • Flint
  • Grand Rapids
  • Kalamazoo
  • Kentwood
  • Lansing
  • Madison Heights
  • Midland
  • Muskegon
  • New Baltimore
  • Port Huron
  • Saginaw
  • Taylor
  • Cincinnati
  • Dayton
  • Elyria
  • Mansfield
  • Niles
  • Canton (OH)
  • Sylvania
  • Johnson City
  • Knoxville
  • Charleston
  • Morgantown
Dental Assistant Program offered at these campus locations:
  • Huntsville
  • Evansville
  • Fort Wayne
  • Granger
  • Kokomo
  • Lafayette
  • Muncie
  • Erlanger
  • Owensboro
  • Ann Arbor
  • Brighton
  • Canton (MI)
  • Davison
  • Flint
  • Grand Rapids
  • Kalamazoo
  • Kentwood
  • Lansing
  • Madison Heights
  • New Baltimore
  • Muskegon
  • Saginaw
  • Cincinnati
  • Dayton
  • Elyria
  • Niles
  • Johnson City
  • Knoxville
  • Charleston
  • Morgantown
Veterinary Assistant Program offered at these campus locations:
  • Huntsville
  • Erlanger
  • Canton
  • Kalamazoo
  • Madison Heights
  • New Baltimore
Pharmacy Technician Program offered at these campus locations:
  • Huntsville
  • Evansville
  • Fort Wayne
  • Granger
  • Muncie
  • Bowling Green
  • Brighton
  • Davison
  • Kalamazoo
  • Kentwood
  • Lansing
  • Madison Heights
  • Saginaw
  • Cincinnati
  • Mansfield
  • Johnson City
  • Charleston
Nursing Assistant Program offered at these campus locations:
  • Grand Rapids
  • Kalamazoo
  • Midland
Medical Insurance Billing & Office Administration Program offered at these campus locations:
  • Huntsville
  • Evansville
  • Fort Wayne
  • Granger
  • Kokomo
  • Lafayette
  • Muncie
  • Bowling Green
  • Erlanger
  • Owensboro
  • Ann Arbor
  • Brighton
  • Canton (MI)
  • Davison
  • Flint
  • Grand Rapids
  • Kalamazoo
  • Kentwood
  • Lansing
  • Madison Heights
  • New Baltimore
  • Port Huron
  • Muskegon
  • Saginaw
  • Taylor
  • Cincinnati
  • Dayton
  • Elyria
  • Niles
  • Mansfield
  • Johnson City
  • Knoxville
  • Charleston
  • Morgantown
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program offered at these campus locations:
  • Hopkinsville
  • Quad Cities
Nursing Program offered at these campus locations:
  • Canton (OH)
Practical Nursing Program offered at these campus locations:
  • Canton (OH)
Veterinary Technology Program offered at these campus locations:
  • Canton (OH)
Business Management Program offered at these campus locations:
  • Hopkinsville, KY
Medical Assistant Associate of Applied Science Degree online program
Health Care Administration Associate Degree online program
Human, Social, and Health Services Associate of Applied Science Degree online program
Medical Billing Administrative Specialist Associate Degree online program
Medical Office Administration Certificate Program online program