Downtown Milwaukee Campus
Enter the healthcare field with skills gained in this two-semester diploma program for employment in doctors’ offices, clinics, hospitals and other medical facilities. During your clinical training, you will acquire experience in healthcare facilities. Graduates are eligible to write the AAMA exam to qualify as a Certified Medical Assistant.
This program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (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, FL 33756; 727-210-2350.
Career Outlook: The demand for Certified Medical Assistants continues to grow. Graduates perform various functions such as drawing blood, administering EKGs and doing lab procedures. In some medical offices, medical assistants also serve as receptionists and billing clerks.
Program Code: 31-509-1
Start Dates: August/January
This program does not have a waitlist.
Students are admitted through a petition process.
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A criterion considered in the petition process is verification of student residency. Students selected via the petition process are chosen based on MATC district residency, then Wisconsin nondistrict residency, followed by nonresidents, unless otherwise stated.
Detailed Program Information:
Fall 2015 – Spring 2016 Course Requirements