Medical Assistant Certificate Program - Blended Delivery

Medical Assistant Blended Delivery Program in South Texas

Get Started on your Path to Becoming a Medical Assistant!

Designed Program Length:  36 Weeks

If you're ready to begin your training to become a Medical Assistant and looking for a flexible program that allows you to complete some of your coursework online alongside hands-on training, our blended-delivery Medical Assistant Certificate Training Program is just for you! CHCP blended-delivery programs are designed to offer the convenience of online learning combined with the benefits of traditional classroom instruction. Students will also carry out a real-life learning experience through an externship: they will work in a healthcare facility while they are enrolled as a student, applying the knowledge and skills they've learned online in a real healthcare setting. 

CHCP offers a similar 36-week traditional, campus-based Medical Assistant Certificate Training Program at three of our seven Texas campuses: Fort Worth, Houston Northwest and Houston Southwest.  We also offer a unique 16-month Medical Assisting Certificate Online Hybrid Training Program that's specifically designed for students who 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.

When you choose to start your training with The College of Health Care Professions, whether on-campus or online, you will receive a quality education that includes clinical skills like how to administer medication and how to perform EKGs, phlebotomy and minor clinical procedures. You will also study medical law and ethics, electronic health records (EHR) and more. Review the courses below to understand more about the types of online classes you'll be taking.

Medical Assisting jobs are expected to grow 29% from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for other occupations according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.* Graduates of CHCP's Medical Assistant Certificate Training Programs, can not only work as Medical Assistants, but also as Back Office Assistant Managers, Hospital Donor Unit Assistants, Back Office Laboratory Assistants, Clinical Lab Aides, Front Office Assistant Managers, Medical Assistant Office Managers and Blood Bank Donor Unit Assistants. With your Medical Assistant training from CHCP, you will quickly be on your way to becoming a vital part of a medical team with excellent opportunities for advancement. 

Types of Professional Skills You'll Learn in CHCP's Blended-Delivery Medical Assistant Certificate Training Program:

  • HIPAA/OSHA/Infection Control
  • Anatomy and Medical Terminology
  • Medical Psychology and Human Relations
  • Medical Law and Ethics
  • Medical Clinical Procedures
  • Customer Service/Professionalism

How will I afford my Medical Assistant certificate?

CHCP’s financial services department is here to assist students working towards the healthcare career of their dreams. Click here  to learn more!

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

29% growth anticipated from 2012 to 2022

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 ASSISTANT CERTIFICATE COURSES - Blended Delivery

MODULE I   Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Extern
Hours
Total
Hours
Semester
Credits
MSS 130 Master Student/Study Skills 8 0 0 8 .5
HIP 130 HIPAA / OSHA / Infection Control 10 0 0 10 .5
OAPT 130 Overview of Anatomy, Physiology and Medical Terminology 48 0 0 48 3.0
MODULE II   Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Extern
Hours
Total
Hours
Semester
Credits
MA 301 A&P A - Nervous System and Special Senses 24 0 0 24 1.5
MA 313 Medical Psychology / Human Relations 48 0 0 48 3.0
MA 302 Medical Clinical Procedures A  8 16 0 24 1.0
MODULE III   Lecture
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Lab
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Extern
Hours
Total
Hours
Semester
Credits
MAAS 213G Medical Office Procedures / Management 48 0 0 48 3.0
MAAS 211G Medical Insurance and Managing Medical Records 48 0 0 48 3.0
MODULE IV   Lecture
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Lab
Hours
Extern
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Total
Hours
Semester
Credits
MA 303 A&P B - Muscular, Skeletal, and Digestive Systems 24 0 0 24 1.5
MA 304 Medical Clinical Procedures B 20 28 0 48 1.5
MA 305 Medical Law and Ethics 24 0 0 24 1.5
MODULE V   Lecture
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Lab
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Extern
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Total
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Semester
Credits
MA 306 A&P C  Cardiovascular, Lymphatic, Circulatory, and Respiratory Systems 32 0 0 32 2.0
MA 307 Medical Clinical Procedures  C 28 36 0 64 2.5
MODULE VI   Lecture
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Lab
Hours
Extern
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Total
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Semester
Credits
MA 308 A&P D - Integumentary and Endocrine Systems 32 0 0 32 2.0
MA 309 Electronic Health Records 28 36 0 64 2.5
MODULE VII   Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Extern
Hours
Total
Hours
Semester
Credits
MA 310 A&P E - Urinary and Reproductive System  32 0 0 32 2.0
MA 311 Medical Clinical Procedures D 12 24 0 36 1.0
MA 312 Medical Administrative Procedures 8 20 0 28 1.0
MODULE VIII   Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Extern
Hours
Total
Hours
Semester
Credits
CSP 201 Customer Service/ Professionalism and Career Preparation 30 18 0 48 2.5
MAC 301 Cert Prep 15 15 0 30 1.5
MAX 301 Externship     180 180 4.0
  Total Hours/ Credits 527 193 180 900 41.0
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