Medical Assistant


Medical Assistants are multi-skilled allied health professionals specifically trained to work in ambulatory settings such as physicians’ offices, clinics, and group practices, performing administrative and clinical procedures. Students are provided with extensive hands-on training in both entry level and advanced medical assistant competencies in accordance with the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) Essential Guidelines. Graduates of the program are eligible to sit for the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) national certification exam administered by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA).

The Medical Assisting Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756; 727-210-2350;

See Medical Assistants in action in this video: Medical Assisting Technology

NEW! This program is now offered in an evening format at our off-campus center in Ellsworth. Medical Assistant Technology at the Hancock County Higher Education Center


Algebra I and Biology with Lab required.