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Medical Assistant

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Gain the Knowledge and Skills for a Career as a Medical Assistant

The Medical Assistant program at HCC prepares students with the knowledge, technical skills, and work habits to pursue an entry-level position in the ambulatory medical field. The 4-month hybrid program is designed to prepare competent entry-level medical assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains. This program concentrates on helping you acquire knowledge and develop skills in performing laboratory, clinical, and medical office procedures in a physician's office or ambulatory care clinic.

This course includes an online component as well as mandatory skills/lab sessions, and an extensive practical internship. 

Course requirements:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Complete medical forms
  • Speak, read, and write English
  • Pass a criminal background check
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination

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