Medical Assisting


Medical Assisting Program (Veterans Education Approval)

Designed for students who are interested in learning both the clerical and clinical aspects of the medical office setting. Students will learn how to properly maintain patient records, medical forms, confidentiality, medical office ethics, how to communicate with insurance companies, pharmacies and other medical offices. Students will perform hands-on activities in Phlebotomy, CPR, First Aid, EKG, Universal Precautions and other necessary medical skills. Upon completion students may sit for the National Healthcare Association Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) exam. Medical Assisting Flyer

Completion Rate: 83% Placement Rate: 75% Licensure Exam Pass Rate: N/A

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*Data as reported to COE and is updated annually in December of each calendar year.
Placement calculation may exclude (if applicable) program completer that are awaiting exam results, refused employment, continued post-secondary education, or may be otherwise unavailable for employment.

Frequently Asked Questions


Q: Is there a basic skills test exit requirement?
A: All applicants for Career and Technical Education programs 450 hours or more are required to take a state-mandated basic skills test exam. Program specific minimum levels are required, which are exit requirements for the award of a Career Certificate. Several exemptions are accepted. To be exempt, a student must submit official documentation for verification. Refer to Exit Requirements

Q: Are there prerequisites for the Medical Assisting Program?
A: No, however, a high school diploma or its equivalent is required to sit for the National Health Career Association Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) exam.

Q: Is there entrance testing prior to starting the program?
A: No

Q: Is Financial Aid available?
A: Yes, please contact Financial Aid Office at (772) 564-6248 with any questions.

Q: Is a payment plan available?
A: Yes, a payment plan option is available for information contact Financial Aid Office at (772) 564-6248.

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