The Medical Assistant program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of
Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the
Curriculum Review Board of the American Association of Medical
Assistants Endowment (CRB-AAMAE), CAAHEP, 1361 Park Street,
Clearwater, FL 33756, (727) 210-2350.
This program prepares students to become multi-skilled
professionals to perform a variety of patient-related tasks in physician
offices and other health care settings. The curriculum is designed to
meet the requirements for the Medical Assistant-Certified as described in RCW 18.360. Students learn to set up clients for
examination, draw blood for basic lab studies, administer some medications, do
EKG’s, assist with minor surgical procedures, and perform front office skills
related to medical records and billing. A clinical externship is
included. Nationwide criminal background check is required
prior to clinical experience.
A Certificate of Completion is awarded upon successful completion of core
course requirements. To earn an Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
or Associate of Applied Science - Transfer (AAS-T) degree, you must complete the certificate program and meet the general
education course requirements.
Certificate of Completion
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree
Other Program Info:
Hybrid Program Length:
Fall & Winter Entry
8:30AM - 2:30PM
Tuesday, Thursday, and Every Other Saturday
5:00PM - 9:00PM
Students may enter at the beginning of fall or winter quarter.