Interested in both the administrative and clinical sides of medicine? Combine those interests with a Medical Assisting Certificate from Montco. Our credit program enables you to perform numerous medical assistant roles in physicians' offices, hospitals and other health care facilities.

Program outcomes
  • Demonstrate the knowledge base (cognitive), skills (psychomotor), behavior (affective), values, and competencies necessary to function as entry level Medical Assisting practitioners in accordance with nationally accepted standards of roles and functions;
  • Utilize problem solving methods, critical thinking skills and interpersonal communication techniques as means of achieving personal and professional growth.

Additional information on advanced placement, student employment, transfer credits and credit for life experience, withdrawals and refunds can be obtained by contacting Kathleen Schreiner, Medical Assisting Program Director at 610-718-1812 or

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The Medical Assisting Certificate Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North
Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
phone: 727-210-2350

The graduates of the Medical Assisting program at Montgomery County Community College are highly satisfied with the education that they receive at the College. Medical Assisting graduates achieved a 100 percent pass rate on their national certification examination. The average graduate satisfaction rate is 100 percent over the past five years. This data was compiled from the Medical Assisting Education Review Board 2017 Annual Report.


Program Curriculum

Course ID Title Credits
BIO 103 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology 3
HCP 224 Medical Terminology 3
OFM 101 Business Software Essentials 3
HCP 114 Medical Law and Ethics for Health Care Professionals 3
MAS 113 Clinical Assisting Procedures I 3
MAS 121 Laboratory Procedures for Medical Assistants 3
MAS 117 Medical Office Administration 4
MAS 118 Professional Essentials for the Medical Office 3
MAS 123 Clinical Assisting Procedures II 3
MAS 130 Medical Assisting Practicum 6
Total Program Credits: 34