Medical Assisting Degree and Certificate Options

Credit Certificate Program in Medical Assisting

El Centro College 

El Centro College is the only college in DCCCD to offer a credit certificate program leading to the Medical Assisting Certificate (Gainful Employment Information). It can be completed in 12 months. 


Non-Credit Certificate Program in Medical Assisting

Richland College

Richland College offers a 12-month noncredit certificate program leading to the Medical Assistant Certificate.


Licensing 

There is no standard licensure for medical assistants, but program graduates can sit for the following credentialing tests: