The Medical Assistant Program is three terms long (about 9 months) and will begin Fall term of 2016. It is only offered at the Yamhill Valley Campus in McMinnville, OR. Students who are admitted to the program will begin taking "Term 2" or all the medical classes Fall term 2016. So each time the program starts, all incoming students will take only the medical classes.
Program Tuition and Fee Cost (approximate)
Terms at a Glance
|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.|
|MED 124||Medical Assisting, Basic Procedures||4|
|MED 125||Medical Assisting, Advanced Procedures||5|
|MED 130||Medical Assisting, Practicum||5|
|*All courses taken concurrently|
|MED 131||Medical Assisting Seminar||1|
|MED 132||Medical Assisting Clinical Practice||11|
|*240 hours in a clinic setting and one day a week on campus|
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.