Graduate Highlight - Ajalea Cobbs

Graduate Highlight - Ajalea Cobbs
Posted by Marie
On February 07, 2019
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Family is one of the greatest inspirations. When you are unsure if you are on the right track, it helps to know that someone has your back. When Ajalea Cobbs was uncertain about her future career prospects, it was her family that gave her the motivation and guidance she needed to succeed.

“The support I received from my mom and aunt inspired me to pursue my education as a medical assistant,” says Ms. Cobbs. She then enrolled at Stautzenberger College's Brecksville campus, where the lead medical assistant instructor quickly became like a new family member to her. “Miss Ouri continued to provide support and the best training which prepared me for a career as a medical assistant,” Ms. Cobbs says.

Completing the program sometimes felt difficult for Ms. Cobbs. “It was not always easy,” she recalls. “Balancing work and school made it very challenging at times, but the outcome was worth it.” With the support of her family, she was able to graduate in January of 2019. She completed her externship at Walk-In Urgent Care in Canton, Ohio, where she continued to gather necessary skills for her new career. Currently, Ms. Cobbs is pursuing two different employment opportunities as a medical assistant.

Stautzenberger College's ten-month medical assistant program was designed so you could enter the workforce quickly without sacrificing the quality of education. We offer hands-on training and financial aid so you could be prepared for one of what the Bureau of Labor Statistics deems as the fastest-growing occupations.1 Complete an externship during the program and, after graduation, you could also sit for your medical assistant certification. Join the Stautzenberger family today and we will support you in your new career journey. 

We hope Ms. Cobbs' story inspired you. Whether you are interested in medical assisting or one of the many other programs offered at Stautzenberger College, please come in and talk to us today to find your career passion. Call 888.859.8225 or submit our Request Information form to learn more.

1 Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States Department of Labor.  (2017, October 24).  Occupational Outlook Handbook.  Medical Assistants.  Retrieved from