Medical Assisting and Office Technician

The program prepares the student with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for the Medical Assisting profession. Medical assistants work in hospitals, clinics and doctor’s offices assisting with clinical and/or administrative tasks. The program can be completed in two years culminating in a Certificate of Achievement. Two semesters of clinical work experience is provided in cooperating healthcare facilities. Courses are transferable as electives.

Some possible careers:

Clinical medical assistant, administrative medical assistant, medical office manager, pharmacy aide, hospital admitting clerk.

Program Student Learning Outcome statement:

Upon completion of the Medical Assisting and Office Technician program, students will:

  • Receive their Certificate of Achievement in Medical Assisting and Office Technician
  • Obtain employment as medical assistants or continue their education, training, or experience
  • Possess the entry-level knowledge, skills and attitudes required for employment