Medical Assistant

About the Medical Assistant program:

The Medical Assistant program prepares students for a variety of job opportunities in health occupation areas and meets the need for cross training employees in health care facilities. The comprehensive program consists of classroom instruction, lab practicum and supervised clinical activities in hospitals, nursing homes, laboratories and other health care settings.

Upon completion of this competency-based program, students are eligible to take the National Healthcareer Association certifying exam in Clinical Medical Assistant or Administrative Medical Assistant. There is a fee for each exam, and it can be taken at the Florida Parishes or Hammond campus.  

Campus Locations:

  • ​​Florida Parishes Campus (Greensburg)
  • Hammond Area Campus

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