The program consists of 71 semester credit hours over a continuous five-semester schedule, including summer. Students are required to take science, English, speech, math, accounting, psychology and specific medical assisting courses. Students will also participate in a 160-hour non-paid professional practice experience, which provides them with hands-on experience in an ambulatory health care setting.
A history and physical examination and current CPR certification is required for all students before the start of their professional practice.
Theory is presented in lectures. Clinical classes provide hands-on experience. Transportation costs, liability insurance, uniforms, etc. are the responsibility of the student. Students are responsible for any fees occurred as a result of completing the required health form and immunizations.