Medical Assistant Program

Medical assistants perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by a physician.

Our Program

Our program prepares you for an entry-level position as a medical assistant. It emphasizes the preparation to perform both clerical and medical duties in a medical office.

Info & Statistics

Grade Level Requirement: 10,11,12 (juniors have preference)
Prerequisites: application
College Credits Earned: 25*
Career Opportunities: medical assistant; could be a stepping stone to a successful career in the medical field
Average Salary: $32,480 annually or $15.61 hourly**

*Number of college credits may change with program improvements
**Gathered from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (2017 Occupational Outlook Handbook)