One Year Medical Assistant Program

medical assistants

Program Description

Eastern Maine Community College’s One Year Medical Assistant Program is a rigorous one-year certificate program. A certificate in Medical Assisting will provide you with the skills and certification necessary to quickly get you into a career in Health Care.

Online and hybrid classes are available.

Apply to the Medical Assistant Program by contacting Admissions at (207) 974-4629,, or apply online here.

The program is CAAHEP accredited.

Program Requirements

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

Child Care, Travel Assistance and Support Services

Need help with child care or travel expenses? EMCC works with the following organizations to provide assistance:

– Eastern Maine Development Corporation’s WIOA Program

Contact Narda Albatrino,, 407-534-0641, to discuss eligibility and apply for the WIOA program.

– CareerCenter’s Competitive Skills Scholarship Program

Visit for more information. Contact Sue Leighton,, 207-561-4038, to discuss program eligibility and apply to the CSSP program.