Medical Assistant

Achieve a Diploma in as few as 8 months*

A medical assistant (MA) provides a critical role in the everyday operations of doctor’s offices, clinics and healthcare facilities. MAs interact with patients when taking medical histories and vital signs, preparing them for procedures and explaining different experiences during their visit.

A career path that sustains family and community

The Medical Assistant program prepares you for a diploma with hands-on classes and externships that teach you skills such as scheduling and receiving patients, preparing and maintaining medical records, infection control and much more. The Medical Assistant program is offered at all 16 Concorde campuses.

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Have you been thinking about becoming a medical assistant? Have you been searching for Medical Assistant programs near you? Your search ends at Concorde, where you can train to be a medical assistant in a program that can prepare you to achieve an exciting future in health care.

*Program length varies by location

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Curriculum

The medical assistant training at Concorde emphasizes real-world coursework that immerses you from day one in the practical aspects of supporting a fast-paced medical work environment. Training comprehensively equips you to serve effectively in both clinical and administrative functions in clinics and physicians’ offices.

 

Clinical functions can include:

  • Patient intake processing, including taking patient histories and vital signs
  • Performing first aid and CPR
  • Preparing patients for procedures
  • Assisting physicians with examinations and treatments
  • Infection control
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