Medical Assistant

Certificate of Completion

This certificate prepares students for entry-level positions within administrative or clinical career paths. Students will learn about the medical assistant scope of practice, tasks, and responsibilities, basic pharmacology for medical assistants, and medical front office operations. Topics also include a basic overview of major body systems and physiological processes, examinations and therapeutic modalities, laboratory procedures, and an overview of qualifications, training, and career opportunities for medical assistants.  

Program Learning Outcomes

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
Medical Assistant
Health Careers Employability Skills

Recommended Electives

Course Prefix Course Name Units
Medical Terminology
Basic Anatomy and Physiology
Health Careers Skills Lab (HCRC)
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