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Medical Assistant (Noncredit)

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Medical Assistant (Noncredit)

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Contact: Short Term VocationalTitle: DepartmentContact: stv@mtsac.edu
Career Outlook Medical Assistant (Noncredit)

Certificate of Completion
#38108

This certificate prepares students for entry-level positions within administrative or clinical career paths. Students will learn about the medical assistant scope of practice, tasks, and responsibilities, basic pharmacology for medical assistants, and medical front office operations. Topics also include a basic overview of major body systems and physiological processes, examinations and therapeutic modalities, laboratory procedures, and an overview of qualifications, training, and career opportunities for medical assistants.  

Program Learning Outcomes

Required Courses

Industry StatisticsJob Titles & Salaries
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    • Medical Assistants

      Medical Assistants

      SOC Career Code: 31-9092.00

      Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $28.50

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $37,652.43
      Annual Job Openings
      14,079

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Medical Secretaries

      Medical Secretaries

      SOC Career Code: 43-6013.00

      Perform secretarial duties using specific knowledge of medical terminology and hospital, clinic, or laboratory procedures. Duties may include scheduling appointments, billing patients, and compiling and recording medical charts, reports, and correspondence.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $30.08

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $42,488.83
      Annual Job Openings
      13,479

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages

Certificate & Degree Details

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  • Medical Assistant (Noncredit)

    Certificate of Completion
    #38108

    This certificate prepares students for entry-level positions within administrative or clinical career paths. Students will learn about the medical assistant scope of practice, tasks, and responsibilities, basic pharmacology for medical assistants, and medical front office operations. Topics also include a basic overview of major body systems and physiological processes, examinations and therapeutic modalities, laboratory procedures, and an overview of qualifications, training, and career opportunities for medical assistants.  

    Program Learning Outcomes

    Required Courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    VOC MAST
    Medical Assistant
    VOC HTH06
    Health Careers Employability Skills

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Contact: Short Term VocationalTitle: DepartmentContact: stv@mtsac.edu

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