Medical Assistant & Medical Assistant-Bilingual

Certificate Program

This program familiarizes students with the theory and hands-on skills necessary for entry-level positions in the medical assistant field.

The goal of the program is to assist on the Registered Medical Assistant practical and written exams throughout the course work.

These skills will enable graduates to qualify for work as administrative and clinical assistant, medical records clerk, medical office manager, medical insurance billing clerk, medical receptionist, and working directly with physicians.

This hybrid program is made available less than 49% of instructional hours via distance education therefore; it provides an excellent opportunity for students currently working in the business field to upgrade their skills and knowlege.


“ There is a lot of hands-on training at Advanced College and the academic activities are structured in such a way that I was able to manage my time and complete my program. The people at Advanced College have the success of their students foremost in their minds. ”

Myra M.

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Courses in this program include:

Catalog No. Class Listing Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours / Credit
CSS 115 Introduction to Computers and Application 45 45 90
Bio 100/110 Medical Administrative
Aspects (Online)
Anatomy & Physiology
45 45 90
Bio 120/130 Medical Billing
Medical Insurance Coding
45 45 90
Bio 150 Medical Office Software 20 20 40
Bio 190 Pharmacology 20 20 40
Bio 400/430 Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics/Patient Care 45 45 90
Bio 410 CPR & First Aid 20 20 40
Bio 420 Medical Professional Issues 20 20 40
Eph 300 Employment Preperation for Allied Health 50 50 100
Bio 200 Externship 50 50 100
Total 310 310 720 / 49

Gainful Employment Disclosure:

Medical/Clinical Assistant
Program SOC CodeLinks to Occupational Profiles on O*Net

Medical Assistant




O* Net Occupational Titles







Medical Assistant, Certified Medical Assistant (CMA), Doctors Assistant, Medical Office Assistant, Optometric Assistant,Clinical Assistant, Ophthalmic Technician,Optometric Technician, Outpatient Surgery Assistant




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