Medical Assisting Certificate

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Secondary school diploma, Employment, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 5108


The certificate program in Medical Assisting prepares competent entry-level medical assistants for

technical, clinical and administrative positions in physicians’ offices, hospitals and clinics. Medical

Assistants are involved in both patient care and administrative areas of a medical practice. Graduates

from this Medical Assisting program are eligible to sit for national certifying exams, provided they

meet all eligibility criteria.

Program Goals and Learning Outcomes:

? Display professionalism working as a member of a team, prioritize and perform multiple tasks.

? Demonstrate ability to meet the highest legal and ethical standards of the profession.

? Exhibit communications skills, recognizing and respecting cultural diversity, adapt

communications to an individual’s ability to understand, recognize and respond effectively

to verbal, nonverbal, and written communications, use medical terminology appropriately,

provide instruction to individuals according to their needs.

? Perform administrative functions, apply legal concepts within legal and ethical boundaries.

? Practice fundamental clinical principles by applying aseptic technique and infection control; and

complying with quality assurance practices. Actively participate in patient care by adhering to

established patient screening procedures; obtaining patient history and vital signs; preparing

and maintaining examination and treatment areas; preparing patients for examinations,

procedures, and treatment; assisting with examinations, procedures, and treatment; preparing

and administering medications and immunizations; maintaining medication and immunization

records; recognizing and responding to emergencies; and coordinating patient care information

with other health care providers.

Career Preparation: The Medical Assistant performs in a variety of positions including but not

limited to Certified Medical Assistant, Medical Assistant, Medical Lab Assistant.




Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent



WIOA Approved Program


Training Location(s)


Local WIB

1 - Northeastern Workforce Board

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Title IV

Refund Policy


Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?


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?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)


Testing/Exam Fees


In-State/District Tuition

$16,500.00 total tuition cost

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$16,500.00 total tuition cost

Registration Fee


Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

31-9092.00Medical Assistants
$16.23 per hour

Provider Status



99 Farm Rd, BANGOR, Maine 04401

Phone Number

(207) 947-4591

Fax Number

(207) 947-0208

Last Updated

Jul 01, 2020


Aug 28, 2018


Sep 04, 2019

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