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Medical Assisting (Diploma or Associate of Applied Science)

Provide Clinical and Administrative Support in Medical Offices

  • Gain skills to provide administrative support and basic clinical care in our diploma program.
  • Learn computer applications, medical billing, how to take vital signs and samples from patients, and more.
  • Complete your diploma in as few as 8 months.
  • Complete your associate degree in as few as 18 months.
  • Choose from two convenient campus locations: Memphis or Southaven.

Program Overview

Diploma

Interested in office work but also in getting hands-on with patients? Train to become a medical assistant with Concorde. Medical assistants help keep medical offices and hospital departments running. Equally adept at administering injections and updating computer records, good medical assistants can provide the support doctors and nurses need to do their work safely and efficiently.

Associate

Want a career that combines clinical and administrative work? Medical assistants provide the support doctors and nurses need to ensure patients receive quality care. We offer an associate degree program at our Memphis and Southaven campuses that teaches a combination of hands-on skills, medical knowledge, and college-level general education employers value.

Take the Next Step Now

Interested in training to become a medical assistant? Contact Concorde in Memphis or Southaven today to learn if our diploma or degree program is right for you!

 

Get Started

Have an Associate Degree in Healthcare?
Currently Licensed Dental Hygienist?
Currently a Licensed Surgical Technologist?
Currently a Registered Nurse (RN)?
Currently a LDA or RDA?

Curriculum

Medical Assistant Diploma Curriculum

The medical assistant diploma program at Concorde covers computer applications, medical record keeping, and clinical skills including blood draws, vital sign measurement and more. You’ll also learn to collect and prepare samples for lab testing.

You can complete this program in as few as eight months of study at our Southaven campus, or in as few as nine months at our Memphis campus.

Medical Assisting Associate Degree Curriculum

The medical assistant associate degree program at Concorde covers computer applications, medical record keeping, and clinical skills including blood draws, vital sign measurement and more. You’ll also learn to collect and prepare samples for lab testing.

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Pathology
  • Body Systems
  • Medical Terminology
  • Medical Front Office Procedures
  • Venipuncture
  • Laboratory Diagnostic Procedures
  • EKG

 

Career Outlook

Job Outlook

Job opportunities for medical assistants are projected to rise hand-in-hand with increased demand for medical care.

Financial Aid

Financial Aid

As part of our commitment to your success, Concorde ensures that you have access to comprehensive information and guidance in navigating the financial aid process. Concorde offers financial aid and scholarship programs to those who qualify.

Accreditation

Accreditation and Licensure

Accreditation and licensure are an important part of an academic institution’s operation. Visit our Accreditations and Licensure page for more details about our accreditations and licensure.