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Currently enrolling for Fall 2016 Medical Office Administrator 201D (30164) 201A pre-requestites are waived for this Fall 2016 only. 

Medical Assistant program 201A and 201B classes for Fall 2016 is waitlisted but now enrolling for Spring 2017 please contact Rosemary at or call (510) 436-2409

Apply and/or Register HERE. 


Medical assistants are healthcare providers who typically work in a physician’s office, hospital or residential care facility. They perform a variety of clinical and administrative tasks including administering medications, recording medical information, preparing medical instruments, collecting specimens, and running the front desk.

Merritt College’s Medical Assisting program provides a balanced clinical and administrative curriculum, delivered through comprehensive lectures and laboratory courses, as well as clinical experiences in local community health care facilities.

Medical Assisting Certificates

Certificate of Proficiency in Clinical Medical Assisting
Certificate of Proficiency in Administrative Medical Assisting

Medical Assisting Courses