Online Medical Assistant Certificate Training Program

Medical Assisting Certificate  Online

The New Hybrid Online/Clinical Medical Assisting Certificate Program

Combines the flexibility of Online study and hands-on campus based clinical lab training.

Designed Program Length:  16 Months

The CHCP Hybrid Online/Clinical Medical Assisting Cert program is specifically designed to offer you what we think is the best of Online and Campus based learning. If you are working full time or need to take classes Online, but would prefer to get clinical training in a hands-on lab setting with an instructor at one of our Texas campuses, this program is for you. It is the only program of its kind in Texas, because we have 7 campus locations across the state as well as an online school. 

Medical Assistants perform administrative and/or clinical tasks to support the work of physicians and other health professionals. Medical assistants work alongside physicans, mainly in outpatient or ambulatory care facilities, such as medical offices and clinics. 

With your Medical Assisting training from CHCP, you will quickly be on your way to becoming a vital part of a medical team with excellent opportunities for advancement.

  • What Jobs can I get with a Medical Assisting certificate?

    • Medical Assistant
    • Back Office Assistant Manager
    • Hospital Donor Unit Assistant
    • Back Office Laboratory Assistant
    • Clinical Laboratory Aide
    • Front Office Assistant Manager
    • Blood/Plasma Laboratory Assistant
    • Medical Assistant Office Manager
    • Blood Bank Donor Unit Assistant
  • How will I afford my Medical Assisting certificate?

    • CHCP’s financial services department is here to help students save money while working towards the healthcare career of their dreams. Click here to learn more!
  • Professional Skills you'll learn in CHCP's Medical Assisting certificate program:

    • Physician assistance
    • Medication administration
    • Perform EKGs
    • Phlebotomy
    • Minor laboratory procedures
    • Vital signs
    • Interview patients
    • Manage medical records
    • Reception duties
    • Insurance billing/bookkeeping duties
  • How will I find a job after I graduate?

    • CHCP career services offers job placement assistance as well as interview and resume writing tips and more. Check out our career services page!

 

*May not reflect local or regional job market

Job Outlook for Medical Assisting Careers

23% growth anticipated from 2014 to 2024

At CHCP, you will receive your medical assistant training in the form of lectures, labs and hands-on clinical work. Our medical assistant school prepares you for the challenging and rewarding career of a medical assistant. If you’re wondering how to become a medical assistant, look no further!

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MEDICAL ASSISTING CERTIFICATE COURSES

MODULE I   Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Extern
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Total
Hours
Semester
Credits
HPRS 101 Medical Terminology 48 0 0 48 3.0
POFT 101 Computer Applications in Health Care 48 0 0 48 3.0
MODULE II   Lecture
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Lab
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Extern
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Total
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Semester
Credits
SCIT 103 Anatomy and Physiology 48 0 0 48 3.0
MAAS 100 Skills/Competencies Check- Off I 15 60 0 75 3.0
MODULE III   Lecture
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Lab
Hours
Extern
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Total
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Semester
Credits
PSYT 101 Introduction to Psychology 48 0 0 48 3.0
HITT 200 Introduction to Pharmacology 48 0 0 48 3.0
MODULE IV   Lecture
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Lab
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Extern
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Total
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Semester
Credits
MAAS 130 Medical Clinical Procedures I 48 0 0 48 3.0
MAAS 211 Medical Insurance and Managing Medical Records 48 0 0 48 3.0
MAAS 110 Skills/ Competencies Check- Off II 0 30 0 30 1.0
MODULE V   Lecture
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Lab
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Extern
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Total
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Semester
Credits
MAAS 213 Medical Laboratory Procedures 48 0 0 48 3.0
MAAS 201 Medical Clinical Procedures  II 48 0 0 48 3.0
MODULE VI   Lecture
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Lab
Hours
Extern
Hours
Total
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Semester
Credits
MAAS 214 Medical Law and Ethics 48 0 0 48 3.0
MAAS 120 Skills/ Competencies Check- Off III  15 60 0 75 3.0
MODULE VII   Lecture
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Lab
Hours
Extern
Hours
Total
Hours
Semester
Credits
MBCC 150 Career Development Skills 48 0 0 48 3.0
MAAS 212 Medical Office Procedures/ Management 48 0 0 48 3.0
MODULE VIII   Lecture
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Lab
Hours
Extern
Hours
Total
Hours
Semester
Credits
MAAS 220 MA Certification Review 30 0 0 30 2.0
MAAS 230 Externship 0 0 180 180 4.0
  Total Hours/Credits 636 150 180 966 49.0
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