Medical Assistant Training Programs & Classes

Working the front lines of patient care.

Every day, more people are in need of health care services, which means there are more career opportunities in the health care industry than ever before, too.

Medical Assistants are trained allied health care workers who take on tasks and procedures to support the work of doctors and other health care professionals.

Discover how you can become a Medical Assistant and work alongside physicians, registered nurses and other medical professionals in a clinic, doctors' office, or other health care facility.

Enroll at any of our schools and campuses located in Glendale and San Diego — near Burbank, Pasadena, Hollywood, Los Angeles and beyond. You may also check out other training programs and courses available here.

Medical Assistant Training Programs & Classes
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Medical Assistant Course Activities

Graduates of the Medical Assistant program routinely find entry-level positions working in health care offices and facilities, including private medical offices, clinics, hospitals, public health organizations, and other health care related organizations.

Medical Assistants typically perform the following tasks:

  • Scheduling patient appointments.
  • Preparing patients for exams.
  • Recording patient history and personal information.
  • Measuring vital signs, such as blood pressure.
  • Assisting physicians with patient examinations.
  • Prepping instruments for doctors.
  • Giving patients injections or medications as directed by the physician and as permitted by state law.
  • Preparing patient samples for laboratory tests.

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