Medical Assistant Atlanta Curriculum

The Medical Assistant program offered at the Atlanta campus of Cambridge College of Healthcare & Technology is designed to provide students with career-critical knowledge, training and skills. Upon successful completion of the 36-week program, students are qualified to sit for medical assistant certification examinations and seek entry-level employment within the medical assistant field.

The Medical Assistant program fulfills requirements for certification with the American Medical Technologist (Registered Medical Assistant) and the American Association of Medical Assistants (Certified Medical Assistant).

The program covers a wide range of subject matter, including:

  • Health basics
  • Radiography
  • Medical assisting
  • Administrative procedures
  • Anatomy
  • Electrocardiography
  • Pharmacology
  • Phlebotomy

Additional skillsets, including Basic X-Ray, are also offered as part of the Medical Assistant diploma program.

Build Knowledge, Skills and Relationships to Further Your Career

The Medical Assistant program has been carefully designed to prepare students for rewarding and successful careers. To do so, the program offers:

  • Focused curriculum: Each of the program’s courses provides critical knowledge while meeting the requirements of certification organizations. This helps students prepare for their careers as effectively and quickly as possible.
  • Hands-on training: In conjunction with classroom instruction, hands-on training helps students gain and develop skills in real-world environments. The Medical Assistant program offers students hands-on training in our medical lab and in area medical facilities.
  • Externships: Cambridge College has partnered with many of the leading medical facilities in the Atlanta area to develop a robust externship program. These externships expose students to the medical field, hone skills and help to build relationships that may lead to future career opportunities.
  • Additional skillsets: The Medical Assistant program provides additional skill sets, specifically in the area of Basic X-Ray imaging. Students who complete the X-Ray component of the program may explore additional career opportunities and certifications.

The program’s coursework includes:

Course CodeCourse DescriptionClock Hours
HC101Heath Core and Body Systems100
MA101Medical Office Process60
MA102Financial & Insurance Office60
MA103Anatomy / Physiology / Related Diseases80
MA104Electrocardiography80
MA105Pharmacology/ Medication Administration80
PH101Phlebotomy120
MA106Clinical Procedures100
MA107Medical Assisting Externship220
Total Hours900
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