Medical Assistant Program

Earn your Medical Assistant Degree
in as Little as 10 Months

Earn your medical assisting degree in as little as 10 months

Medical Assistant Program Overview

If you’re interested in the medical field and enjoy helping others, you might want to consider a career as a Medical Assistant. Provo College offers a Medical Assisting program that will provide you with the skillset you’ll need to start this exciting healthcare career. In as little as ten months, you can enter the dynamic field of Medical Assisting. Additionally, graduates of the program are eligible to take the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) certification exam, which is offered by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA).

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Classes 3x/week

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What you need to know

Frequently Asked Questions

While some employers will hire untrained applicants, many prefer to employ Medical Assistants with formal training. Provo College offers an accelerated Medical Assisting program that can prepare students for MA certification in under a year’s time.

A Medical Assistant is a healthcare professional that fills a dynamic role. Their job duties include both administrative and clinical functions, allowing them to work with patients, doctors, and other healthcare team members. Typically, they can be found in a medical office, hospital or clinic.

At Provo College, Medical Assisting program costs include college core classes as well as MA core classes. A variety of financial aid options are available to students. For more information, please reach out to a school representative.

This depends on the individual Medical Assistant program. Provo College offers a MA diploma program that’s designed to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to assist a medical team. Some of the MA courses include but are not limited to: Skeletal, Muscular, and Body Systems and Pharmacology; Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Systems; Law and Ethics, Record Keeping, and Basic Patient Care.

The Medical Assisting program at Provo can be completed in as little as 10 months.

Medical Assisting graduates at Provo are prepared to take the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) certification exam, which is offered by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA).

Formal Medical Assistant training can lead to a wide variety of jobs. These often include positions in physician offices, private healthcare facilities, hospitals, clinics, laboratories, and health industry providers.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for Medical Assistants was $33,610 in May 2018. The highest 10 percent earned more than $47,250, while the top-paying industries included: outpatient care centers; hospitals (state, local, and private); offices of physicians; and offices of chiropractors.

Medical Assisting graduates are trained in:

  • Microbiology, hematology, venipuncture, and urinalysis
  • Transcription and charting
  • Patient vital signs, ECGs, and draping/gowning
  • Minor surgical assisting
  • Injections and pharmacology

Serving Medical Assistant Students in all of Utah County:

Provo, UTAlpine, UTAmerican Fork, UT
Cedar Fort, UTCedar Hills, UTDraper, UT
Eagle Mountain, UTElk Ridge, UTHighland, UT
Lehi, UTLindon, UTMapleton, UT
Orem, UTPayson, UTPleasant Grove, UT
Salem, UTSantaquin, UTSaratoga Springs, UT
Spanish Fork, UTSpringville, UTVineyard, UT
Woodland Hills, UT

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