Allied Health Programs Medical Assisting Certificate Program General Program Information
The Medical Assisting Program consists of three semesters. Students will progress through the program as a cohort from the first through third semester.
Hybrid Program (online with face-to-face lab)
For the first semester, students complete the theory portion of class online and meet two days a week for lab. For the second semester, students complete the theory portion of class online and meet three days a week for lab. The third semester includes an online course (ALH 107) and a clinical experience externship (ALH 94). The externship will be Monday – Friday, 8 am to 5pm for approximately 5 weeks for a total of 180 hours.
Students are not paid during externship and should begin budgeting for the externship as soon as possible.
Maintaining Contact with Health Sciences
For Current Students Only: We here in the Health Sciences programs have found that the most reliable method of communication with students in our programs is through email. Therefore, if you are in any of our programs, please make sure that we have your current contact information—especially email address—by filling out our online Contact Information Change Form.