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Medical Assistant Program Objective

Upon completion of this program, the student will possess the knowledge and skills necessary for a successful transition into an entry-level position as a medical assistant (MA). Students are trained in both front and back office medical that can be used in clinics, hospitals, or physician offices.

Our comprehensive medical assistant training program consists of five modules.

  • The first four modules are 140 hours each and are conducted in classrooms and laboratory environments on campus. Tests and/or quizzes are administered throughout each didactic module.
  • The fifth module is spent in an externship consisting of 160 hours of practical training at an approved externship site.

There is no final exam for completion of the program. The total calendar length of the program is approximately 6 months.


Program Outline

Module Number Module Title Clock Hours Semester Credits
CMA110 The Professional Medical Assistant 140 7.0
CMA120 Anatomy and Physiology and Clinical Laboratory Procedures 140 7.0
CMA130 Administration of Medication and Clinical Laboratory Procedures 140 7.0
CMA140 Introduction to the Clinical Laboratory and Phlebotomy 140 7.0
CMA150 MA Externship 160 4.0
Totals 720 32.0


Medical Assistant Career Outcomes

This program prepares students for positions such as Medical Assistant, Medical Lab Assistant, or Medical Administrative Assistant.