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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 Achievement in Clinical Medical Assisting
Certificate of Achievement in Administrative Medical Assisting
Certificate of Completion in Administrative & Clinical Medical Assisting- 100% Online- Asynchronous
Certificate of Achievement in Health Navigator

Medical Assisting Courses