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Medical Assisting

Work alongside physicians as a multi-skilled healthcare professional. In this innovative, accelerated program, you’ll work at a sponsoring company while taking classes.

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What is Medical Assisting?

The Medical Assisting program is designed to meet the needs of the private physicians.

Medical assistants are the only allied health professional specifically trained to work in ambulatory settings, such as physician's offices, clinics and group practices.

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

Important information:


The Jefferson Community & Technical College Medical Assisting Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( 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

Gainful Employment Disclosure Information:

This information is provided in compliance with the Federal Gainful Employment regulations. As a public non-profit education institution, we are required to report the following information for certificate and diploma programs that meet gainful employment definitions (beginning July 1, 2011).

Length of Program

You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.

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.

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Program Contact

Michelle Butler

Medical Assisting

Program Coordinator


Allied Health and Nursing Direct Line:  502.213.4050

Allied Health Advising Office:  502.213.2245

Allied Health Division Office:  502.213.4200 or 502.213.4296