Medical Assisting

Associate of Applied Science

Medical Assistants are the only allied health professional specifically trained to work in ambulatory settings (such as physician offices, clinics and group practices). Medical Assistants are multi-skilled personnel who are capable of performing administrative and clinical procedures. A medical assistant performs delegated clinical and administrative duties within the supervising physicians’ scope of practice consistent with medical assisting education, training and experience.


The Certificate Program at the Toledo campus of Owens Community College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Program ( upon recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).