One thing you need to be aware of when pursuing your Medical Assistant, Phlebotomy, or EKG Technician education is the appropriate terminology for the credential you will achieve. After completing one of these programs you will receive a certificate not a licensed. There is a difference between certification and license. It is important to be familiar with these terms so you are aware of the credential you will receive at the end of completion. You also want to utilize the appropriate terminology to ensure you do not lose credibility in the profession!