Medical Assisting Certificate
Area of Study: Medical Assisting
Degree/Certificate: Certificate of Proficiency
Contact the Financial Aid Office regarding certificate eligibility.
25400 U.S High
If you are not already an active Tri-C student, you must first apply to the college. If you are interested in more than one health careers program, you must submit a separate health careers application for each program. You may only apply to three programs at one time.
The Medical Assistant is a multi-skilled professional who assists the physician with the administrative and clinical aspects of patient care. The program includes courses in administrative, clinical, and communication skills; ethical and legal standards of medical practice; and a "hands on" clinical practicum experience. Graduates are eligible to take the National Certifying Examination given by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA).
OUTCOME: The five-year weighted average for Retention/Graduation of the Certificate of Proficiency in the Medical Assisting Program at Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland, OH is 95%, based on the most recent Annual Report FOrm submitted to the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB) and the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
Upon successful completion of the program a student will complete 210 hours of a supervised, non-paid practicum.
The Cuyahoga Community College Medical Assisting Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs - CAAHEP (www.caahep.org), upon recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
Please click here to download a printable version of Fast Facts for Medical Assisting.
For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at, www.tri-c.edu/gainfulemployment