What is Medical Assisting?
Work alongside physicians as a multi-skilled healthcare professional in the high demand field. Medical assistants work in ambulatory settings, such as physician's offices, clinics, and group practices. The Medical Assisting program is designed to train students to assist the needs of the private physicians.
Students are required to attend a pre-admission conference for this program.
What are my career options?
These multiskilled personnel can perform administrative and clinical procedures. Physicians value the unique versatility of the Medical Assistant, and the profession is expanding rapidly in the community.
What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?
- Electrocardiograph Technician
- Medical Office Administrative Assistant
- Medical Office Insurance Billing and Coding
- Medical Office Limited Radiography
Length of Program
You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status. The diploma track takes 16 months to complete.
This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.
The Jefferson Community & Technical College Medical Assisting Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 US Highway 19 N., Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
|Admission Year||Program Completion|
|Five Year Average||84.72%|
|Graduation Year||Pass rate on CMA Exam|
|Five Year Average||76.12%|
|Enrollment Year||Job Placement|
|2018 (Graduation Year)||100%|
|2019 (Graduation Year)||62.50%|
|Five Year Average||86.96%|
*Information gathered from MAERB Annual Report