Program Information and Overview
If you are considering a career in the health care field, SCC's Medical Assisting
Program is a great place to start because you learn about all aspects of health care
services. Medical assistants work great hours in a doctor's office type setting performing
administrative office procedures, as well as basic clinical and laboratory tasks that
keep the office running efficiently. Medical assistants regularly interact with medical
staff and patients and manage various tasks simultaneously.
Students in SCC's Medical Assisting Program receive hands-on experience in a lab setting and complete clinical rotations in
local physicians' offices. Many students become employed within three months of completing the program.
Program Goal - Minimum Expectations: To prepare competent entry-level medical assistants in the cognitive(knowledge), psychomotor (skills) and affective areas.
View Specific Programs and Course Requirements Below:
Medical Assisting Diploma