Medical Assistant

Have you always wanted to work in the medical field? Has helping others been a dream of yours? Well, you need not look any further: a career in Medical Assisting may be the answer. Medical Assistants are considered the heartbeat of the medical team; they function as members of the health care delivery team and perform a variety of administrative and clinical procedures. National Career College has Medical Assistant schools in Los Angeles that will help you obtain the necessary medical assisting skills and knowledge and will prepare you for an entry-level position as a medical assistant. Our medical assistant programs are designed to teach you both administrative and clinical procedure.

Medical Assistant Program. Did you know that according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of medical assistants is expected to grow by 31% from 2010 to 2020, much faster than average?

What does a Medical Assistant do?

Our Medical Assistant programs in Los Angeles provide instruction in both administrative and clinical procedure. You will be learning about front and back office procedures, like preparing the patient to see the doctor, taking vital signs, and running routine laboratory and diagnostic tests.

What will I learn in the Medical Assisting Training and Courses?

The Medical Assistant program at NCC is comprised of theory, laboratory, and externship modules including:
  • Medical Assistant Roles and Responsibilities
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Medical Terminology
  • Medical Office Procedures
  • Medical Office Finance
  • Pharmacology
  • Taking Vital Signs
  • Venipuncture
  • Externship


Medical Assistant 
Program Length: 34 Weeks
CIP (Classification of Instructional Program) Code: 51.0801
SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) Code: 31-9092.00
Link to U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Profile:
Credential Level: 01 = Undergraduate Certificate
Tuition: $9000.00
Fees: $80.00, Registration Fee and a State of California mandated Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF) fee of $0.50 per $1000 institutional cost (Effective 01/01/2013).
Room and Board: National Career College does not offer on-campus living
Books and Supplies: $820.00
Total Program Cost: $9900.00
Completion and Placement Rates for Period 07/01/2011 to 06/30/2012
On-Time Completion Rate: 94%
Job Placement Rate: 100%
Median Loan Debt Incurred by Students Completing the Medical Assistant Training
Federal Loan Debt: N/A
Private Loan Debt: N/A
Institutional Finance Plan: $4500.00
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