Our Program

***Please attend our upcoming information session to learn about the new application process, what it means to be a medical assistant, and to answer any questions you might have!**
Monday, July 27th 4-5pm at Yamhill Valley Campus Bldg 2 room 121

Program Information

The Medical Assistant Program is three terms long (about 9 months) and will begin Fall term 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

Term 1 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 should be taken before completion of the MED classes. Must complete all MED and general education classes to receive certificate of completion and apply for the NCCT license.

(All MED classes must be passed with an 80% or better)
Term 2 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

(All MED classes must be passed with an 80% or better)
Term 3 Course Credits
MED 132 Medical Assisting Clinical Practice 11
*250 hours in a clinic setting and one day a week on campus

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