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Medical Assisting

The program combines both the Clinical Medical Assisting and Medical Administrative/Billing and Coding programs into one comprehensive program. Medical Terminology and basic Anatomy and Physiology will also be covered. Upon successful completion of this program, the student will receive a certificate of completion from Contra Costa Medical Career College. Participants qualify for certification by examination for Certified Clinical Medical Assisting as well as the Medical Administrative Assistant and Billing and Coding Specialist offered by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). This program is designed to provide, thorough didactic, laboratory and practical instruction, a comprehensive overview of the role of the procedures of the Medical Assistant. There are no pre-requisites for this program.

All programs require a United States High School Diploma or GED. If you have an equivalent foreign high school diploma, it must be evaluated by NACES. Proof of evaluation is required before registration can proceed.


You MUST have these to register:

  1. All applicants must be 18 years or older.
  2. All applicants must present either a State issued Identification Card / Driver’s License or Passport.
  3. You must have a Social Security Number, therefore; you must be a US Citizen or eligible to work in the United States.
  4. Proof of High School Graduate/GED or achieved a degree higher than High School Diploma.  (Foreign transcripts for Diplomas earned outside of the US must be evaluated for US equivalency, please click here to learn more.)
  5. No Felony and certain misdemeanors (drug and theft) convictions are allowed.