Please note: Enrollment in the medical assistant program is limited by availability of required clinical placements. Students applying for the fall 2019 semester who meet admission criteria will be accepted to the program and placed on a wait list in the order in which they are accepted.
HCC's medical assistant certificate program prepares students to work in clinics, hospitals, health maintenance organizations, insurance companies, and physician's offices.
Our medical assistant program combines clinical as well as clerical courses that will enable students to assist in varied healthcare agencies. Excellent instructors teach students to perform health office phlebotomy and EKGs, check vital signs, administer injections, assist physicians with minor surgery and routine patient exams, and perform administrative duties.
Please note: A daytime clinical externship is mandatory.
The medical assistant certificate program prepares students for employment in clinics, hospitals, health maintenance organizations, insurance companies, and physician’s offices. The American Medical Technologists organization will certify students upon successful completion of the certification exam.