Our Program

Program Information

The Medical Assistant Program is three terms long (about 9 months) and will be offered Spring/Summer/and Fall terms of 2015. It is only offered at the Yamhill Valley Campus in McMinnville, OR.

Program Tuition and Fee Cost (approximate)

Click HERE for a worksheet of total tuition and fees for the program. Note that this does not include cost for required program immunizations. THIS PROGRAM IS NOW APPROVED FOR FINANCIAL AID!!

Terms at a Glance

(All MED classes must be passed with an 80% or better)

Term 1 Course Credits
MED 124 Medical Assisting, Basic Procedures 4
MED 125 Medical Assisting, Advanced Procedures 5
MED 130 Medical Assisting, Practicum 5
MED 131 Medical Assisting Seminar 1
*All courses taken concurrently
Term 2 Course Credits
MED 132 Medical Assisting Clinical Practice 11
*250 hours in a clinic setting and one day a week on campus
Term 3 Course Credits
PSY 104 Psychology in the Workplace 4
MTH 060 Introductory Algebra 4
WR 090 Fundamentals of Writing 4
*General education courses must be passed with a "C" or better; and can be taken before, or after completion of the MED classes. Must complete all MED and general education classes to receive certificate of completion.

Program Outcomes

While enrolled in the program, students will acquire American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR and first aid certification. Upon successful completion of this certificate program, you will be eligible to take the National Center for Competency Testing, National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) exam, as well as the National Certified Phlebotomy Technician (NCPT) exam.

For a comprehensive directory of certified medical assistant degree programs online please visit Online Medical Assistant Programs

For a comprehensive overview of the medical assisting profession- from education to career information please visit the medical assistant certification website