Medical Assisting

Medical Assisting

  • Degree Type Certificate
  • Program outcomesEnter the workforceEnhance my skillsetAdvance my career
  • Area of StudyHealth
  • Total Credit Hours31

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 through competency demontration and credential attainment.


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National Certification Exam

Graduates of the certificate program are highly valued members of the health care delivery team who are qualified to complete the American Medical Technologists (AMT) certification examination for Registered Medical Assistants (RMA) and/or the National Healthcare Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA).

Program Curriculum

Course ID Title Credits
HCP 224 Medical Terminology 3
HCP 100 Medical Office Technologies and the EHR 3
HCP 114/MAS-114 Medical Law and Ethics 3
MAS 113 Clinical Assisting I 3
HCP 117/MAS-117 Medical Office Administration  4
MAS 123 Clinical Assisting II Procedures 3
MAS 121 Laboratory Procedures in the Medical Office 3
HCP 104/MAS-104/BIO-104 The Human Body in Health and Disease 3
MAS 130 Medical Assisting Practicum 6
Total Program Credits: 31