Medical Assistant

This 22.0 Semester Credit Units (420 clock hours) program is designed to give students the basic knowledge and skills necessary to work as an entry-level Medical Assistant in a health care setting. Emphasis is placed on both front office administrative skills as well as back office clinical skills.

The administrative portion of the Medical Assistant – Administrative 120 hours, Laboratory 140 hours & Externship 160 hours program emphasizes the “front office” skills required in a health care setting, while the Clinical portion of the course is designed to prepare the student to work in a clinical environment in a hospital, doctor’s office or medical clinic and includes a 160 hour, 4-week externship


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