Medical Assisting MA22

The Medical Assisting program prepares students for employment in a variety of positions in today's medical offices. The Medical Assisting program provides learning opportunities which introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and occupational knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to upgrade present knowledge and skills or to retrain in the area of medical assisting. Graduates of the program receive a Medical Assisting diploma.

Program Accreditation  

Medical Assisting, Waycross Campus, is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

1361 Park Street
Clearwater FL 33756
Phone 727-210-2350
www.caahep.org

The minimum expectation goal is to prepare competent entry-level medical assistants in the cognitive, psychomotor, and affective leaning domains. All domains are taught and assessed as outlined by the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).

Certification Information

Graduates of the Waycross campus program are eligible to take the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) certification exam offered by the Certifying Board of the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) as well as the RMA via the American Medical Technologist.

Graduates of the Golden Isles campus program are eligible to take the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) certification exam via the American Medical Technologist (AMT) or the National Certified Medical Assistant certification exam via the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT).

Exam Passage Rate

According to the 2019 Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB) Annual Report, the average outcome for Exam Passage is 87.50% for the 2017 graduation cohort.

Other Conditions for Admission

Criminal background checks and drug screens may be required based on the requirements for participation in clinical experiences.

Entrance Requirements

Completion of Heath Care Assistant HA21

Entrance Requirements

  • Submit a completed application;
  • High School diploma or equivalent required: Yes
  • Age Requirement: 16
  • Submit official high school/high school equivalent transcripts, if applicable;
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
  • Satisfy Placement Testing requirements.
Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation:
54

Overview

Program

Type

Diploma

Location(s)

Golden Isles, Waycross