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.
|Course Number||Course 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|
Medical Assistant Career Outcomes
This program prepares students for positions such as Medical Assistant, Medical Lab Assistant, or Medical Administrative Assistant.