Medical Assistant Training Program
As the business of healthcare evolves, the need for Medical Assistants continues to grow. Southern California Health Institute’s Medical Assistant Program prepares the student to practice safely and skillfully in a variety of medical environments. Topics covered include anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology. Competency in administrative and clinical tasks is emphasized with a focus on soft skills and professionalism. Career development and job preparation are also covered.
A full lab is available for all the practical components of the courses to prepare the student for working in the medical setting. As a capstone to the program, students complete 150 hours of externship. Student and Professional Membership in the California Medical Assistants Association (CCMA) are provided.Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will be prepared for employment as entry-level Medical Assistants and will be eligible to sit for a certification exam through the National Healthcareers Association as Certified Clinical Medical Assistant(CCMA).