The Medical Assisting Program at San Jose City College prepares students for employment as a Clinical or Administrative Medical Assistant in a doctor's office, clinic, or hospital.
Students may join the program during Spring, Summer, or Fall sessions on a part-time or full-time basis. students may elect to complete an Associate of Science degree or one of three career certificates:
Administrative and Clinical CertificateClinical CertificateAdministrative Certificate
Upon successful completion of the program, students are qualified to sit for National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) or National Certified Medical Office Assistant (NCMOA) examinations offered by National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT).
Students are also qualified to sit for the California Certified Medical Assistant Exam (CCMA) through the California Certifying Board of Medical Assistants (CCBMA), including Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) exam through American Medical Technologists (AMT).
Click to view desired Certificate and Degree Requirements:
MEDICAL ASSISTING: ADMINISTRATIVE
MEDICAL ASSISTING: CLINICAL
Medical Offices complete the form below to inform the SJCC Medical Assisting Program of your job opening.
AS Medical Assisting: Administrative
Medical Assisting: Administrative Certificate Level 3
AS Medical Assisting: Clinical
Medical Assisting: Clinical Certificate Level 3
Contacts for program information:
Thomas (Tommy) Nguyen
408-298-2181 x 3181
408-298-2181 ex. email@example.com
To post a medical office job opening, please complete the Online Job Request Form at the bottom of this page.
If you are interested in having a student extern at your facility, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Complio tracking System
ResourcesCalifornia Certifying Board for Medical Assistants
American Medical Technologists (AMT)
National Center for Competency Testing
For Immunizations Visit Our Student Health Center
BLS Provider Course
Non-Credit CoursesMA 501 - Introduction to Healthcare Professions
MA 500A - Fundamentals of Medical Terminology I
MA 500B - Fundamentals of Medical Terminology II
ESL 500 - ESL in the Healthcare Setting
MA 502 - Fundamentals of Health Navigation
MA 503 - Medical Law and Ethics
MA 504 - Introduction to Health and Wellness
MA 505 - Professionalism in Healthcare
MATH 521 - Math for Medical Assisting
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