Medical Office

Medical Assistant

The Medical Assistant program prepares graduates for an entry-level position in a variety of medical facilities and private practices. This program will equip the student with both the administrative and clinical skills, and the procedures that prepare you for an extraordinary role as a Medical Assistant. Candidates will learn important tasks such as measuring vital signs, keeping medical charts updated, working proficiently with electronic health records software, assisting in diagnostic procedures, phlebotomy techniques and procedures, performing front office duties and responsibilities, and working closely with patients, physicians and other medical staff and faculty.

With this comprehensive Medical Assistant program, students are prepared for a successful and rewarding career in the growing health care industry. Medical Assistants can find career opportunities in medical clinics, hospitals, physicians’ offices and medical laboratories.

Graduates from this program will meet the training requirements to test for national certification with National HealthCareer Association (NHA).

See Medical Assistant program listing in the EVCC Student Catalog.

See Medical Assistant course descriptions in the EVCC Student Catalog.

See Medical Assistant – Day Program gainful employment statistics.

See Medical Assistant – Evening Program gainful employment statistics.


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