Medical Assistant Program
720 CLOCK HOURS – 35 WEEKS
This program prepares students as multi-skilled allied health professionals specifically trained in administrative, laboratory, and clinical procedures. Graduates of this program are qualified to work in a medical office as soon as the diploma is received and are also eligible to sit for the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) examination with the National Health career Association (NHA).
The program includes education in the following subjects: health science, medical terminology; legal and ethical responsibilities; medical office management and procedures; clinical duties; records management; medical insurance billing; HIV/AIDS; blood-borne pathogens; OSHA; phlebotomy; EKG; and employability skills. The curriculum includes a clinical portion of 200 hours at an approved and supervised medical office or health facility.
Upon successful completion of the program, students receive a diploma.
This program is offered on campus.
This program has a duration of 720 hours. Full-time students complete the program in 35 weeks.
Program Start Dates
This program starts every 3 months.
MED1O3 — Medical Assisting Practicum
This clinical course consists of 200 hours of clinical externship experience. Under direct supervision, students have to perform the competencies learned during the program. This course is graded on a Pass or Fail basis. Duration: 200 clock hours (clinical). Prerequisites: MED101, HIV101, CPR101, PHL101, EKG101, MED102.
We aim to provide you with the education and training you need to become a successful healthcare provider. Contact us to learn more!