Associate's degree, IHE Certificate of Completion
Method of Delivery
Hybrid or blended
Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends
Instructional Program (CIP)
The Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assisting is an Accredited Associate Degree Program. The two-year program provides students with competence in the cognitive (knowledge,) psychomotor (skills,) and affective (behaviors) areas to prepare for employment in ambulatory care as an entry-level medical assistant.
Medical assistants perform administrative and clinical duties in ambulatory care settings such as clinics, physician’s offices, walk-in clinics and specialty practices. Duties include but are not limited to, preparing exam room, obtaining vital signs, greeting and scheduling patients, patient referrals, administering medications, and obtaining patient specimens.
The WCCC Medical Assisting Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). More information about CAAHEP may be found at www.caahep.org.; 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 3376; 727-210-2350. Graduates are eligible to sit for the Certified Medical Assisting (CMA) examination or the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) upon completion of the program.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, “Employment of medical assistants is projected to grow twenty-nine percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations.”
WIOA Approved Program
1 - Northeastern Workforce Board
Type of Attainment:
Type of financial aid offered or have access to
TItle IV Federal Financial Aid
Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?
Yes - New England Schools & Colleges
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?
$1,400.00 Est Yearly costs
$94.00 Per credit hour
$1,390.00 Required Fees based on Tuition Charge
$188.00 Per credit hour
Total In-State Program Cost
Total Out-of-State Program Cost