Medical Assistant Certificate: CC

Department: Aviation and Technical Education
College: College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

About This Degree

Medical assisting is a fast growing profession that is versatile, interesting, and schedule friendly. Medical assistants have diversified skills that allow them to work in a variety of medical office settings including taking patient histories, obtaining vital signs, electrocardiograms, pulmonary function tests, phlebotomy and collecting and processing lab specimens. MAs also assist in surgical in-office procedures. Many medical offices offer flexibility in scheduling often allowing weekends and evenings off.

The USU Medical Assistant program is accredited through Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).

Special Information

Labs must be completed at USU Eastern (Price) or Blanding campus

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With the certificate of completion the medical assistant can work is a variety of settings including: Emergency room, urgent care, medical offices (including specialty clinics), hospitals and many other medical services settings.

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Labs must be completed at USU Eastern (Price) or Blanding campus

International Students

Online classes are not available to USU F-1 and J-1 sponsored students. International students sponsored by USU on a F-1 visa can study at Logan or Price campus and must register for face-to-face classes. International students sponsored by USU on a J-1 visa can study at Logan campus and must register for face-to-face classes.