Online Certificate

Medical Assistant

Begin your journey in healthcare as a medical assistant. This certificate program equips you with the skills needed to support physicians and healthcare teams, becoming an integral part of patient care.

This Program Is a Great Fit For

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Working Adults

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Aspiring Healthcare Professionals

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Recent High School Graduates

About the Medical Assistant Certificate

Course length

28 weeks

Weekly time commitment

20 hours



*You can pay as little as $267 per month. For full payment options and different financing plans, including interest rates from external lenders, please talk to our enrollment team.

With your Medical Assistant Certificate, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills you need to be an essential member of a patient-facing healthcare team. Program content includes human anatomy, medical terminology, healthcare professionalism, clinical medical assisting and more. Through interacting with virtual office scenarios and clinical skill simulations, you’ll build the confidence needed to support a healthcare team and contribute to positive patient outcomes.

Regional Data (Ohio)

A medical assistant in the state of Ohio can earn an average of $37,560 per year.

Source: U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics


Career Paths 


Medical Assistant


Administrative Medical Assistant


Medical Billing and Coding Specialist


Medical Records Technician


Medical Receptionist

Is This Certificate Right For Me? 

  • Circle icon Do you have a keen interest in healthcare and an innate drive to help others?
  • Circle icon Are you searching for a career path that lets you join the workforce in a relatively short amount of time?
  • Circle icon Are you eager to acquire hands-on skills and apply them in a healthcare environment?
  • Circle icon Can you thrive in a dynamic setting, where adaptability and quick thinking are key?
  • Circle icon Does the idea of working collaboratively with a team of healthcare professionals excite you?
  • Circle icon Are you meticulous, with a knack for working with data, managing records or handling administrative tasks?