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Complete in as little as 10 months!

The Medical Assistant Certificate program prepares participants for an entry level position as a medical assistant in a medical office, clinic, hospital or other health care facility. Learn clinical skills involving diagnosis and treatment, administrative skills involving communication and business aspects as you prepare for this in-demand field. A nonpaid externship experience with a licensed health care practitioner is the culmination of the program.

  • Upon successful completion, participants may take a national credentialing exam to become a Certified or Registered Medical Assistant.
  • Earn your Medical Assistant Certification and become eligible for 33 credits toward an Allied Health Associate of Applied Science degree.
  • Medical Assistant Program Highlights
    • Pay varies by position and field, ranging from $20,600-$45,000.
    • Employment of medical assistants is projected to grow 29 percent through 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations.
    • Classroom and clinical lab learning
  • Sample Key Topics Include
    • Anatomy of Each Body System
    • OSHA & Bloodborne Pathogen Training
    • Preparing for Clinical Procedures
    • Patient Screening
    • Administering Injections
    • Surgical Procedures
    • Concepts of Medical Law
    • Spelling and Pronunciation of
    • Medical Terms
    • Documentation for Medical Billing