Certified Medical Assistant

Certificate program at Bay College

Why Certified Medical Assistant?

Medical Assistants are multi-skilled allied health professionals that work under the direction of practitioners in ambulatory settings such as medical offices and clinics. Medical assistants are part of a multi-disciplinary healthcare delivery team and performs administrative duties and clinical procedures.

The medical assistant program stresses administrative and clinical training in a variety of areas, including but not limited to human anatomy, physiology, pathology, medical terminology, keyboarding and computer applications, recordkeeping and accounting, coding and insurance processing, laboratory techniques, clinical and diagnostic procedures, pharmacology, and medication administration

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Why Bay College?

The Certified Medical Assistant certificate program at Bay College will prepare you to take a national certification exam and earn your Certified Medical Assistant credential. Bay College is beginning a new and exciting 3-semester program in Medical Assisting. 

During the program, you will participate in formal education and practical experience, gaining first-hand knowledge and experience. Our courses are designed to provide you with the administrative and clinical procedures you will use every day. You will also participate in an end of program externship, that will provide you with working experience and provide you with valuable insight into the profession

Certificate Options
Certificate/DegreeCompletion CreditsContact Hours
Certified Medical Assistant40.00

Beyond Bay College

Though the study tract for Medical Assisting differs from that of Nursing, many medical assistants return to Bay College to pursue an associate degree in nursing or as a paramedic.

Career Opportunities

The Medical Assistant educational tract prepares students to seek employment in multiple hospital and clinic settings.

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