Medical Assisting

As a Medical Assistant, you will be a multi-skilled individual specifically trained to work in ambulatory settings such as physicians’ offices, clinics and group practices, and be capable of performing administrative/office and clinical/laboratory procedures.

When you complete the Medical Assistant program, you will have acquired the knowledge and skills to establish eligibility for the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA [AAMA]) exam.

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Medical Assisting Outcomes

ID Number: 5797
Program Type: Associate Degree

Past 5-years Weighted Average
Retention in Program CMA (AAMA) Exam Job Placement Employer Satisfaction
98.77% Passage – 89.66% 88.14% 100%

The Cleveland State Community College Medical Assisting program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (http://www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, Florida 33756, 727-210-2350 (http://www.caahep.org).  The CSCC Medical Assisting Associate’s degree program has been accredited since 1998.

Medical assistants are multi-skilled health professionals specifically educated to work in ambulatory settings performing administrative and clinical duties. The practice of medical assisting directly influences the public’s health and well-being, and requires mastery of a complex body of knowledge and specialized skills requiring both formal education and practical experience that serve as standards for entry into the profession.

Students applying for admission to the program must meet the admission requirements for the Medical Assisting program.  Upon successful completion of the Medical Assisting curriculum, students will have acquired the knowledge and skills to establish eligibility for the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA [AAMA]) exam.  Upon certification, graduates will have a reasonable opportunity to secure employment in a field related to the profession.

For more information, please contact the Medical Assisting Program Director at 423-614-8702.