Medical Assisting Associate’s Degree

Our next term begins September 29 (Apply by January 1)

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Campus Program Availability:

Bartlett, Bristol, Memphis, Nashville

This program is also available for International Students.

Patient Care from Phlebotomy to Empathy

Medical Assistants are multi-talented healthcare professionals, skilled in performing routine clinical and administrative procedures for healthcare settings such as physician’s offices and outpatient clinics.

Through a blended curriculum of lecture, labs, and a clinical externship placement, you will develop the knowledge and skills you need to assist doctors and nurses as they care for patients in non-critical care settings.

Students completing the Medical Assisting program are eligible to take the RMA (Registered Medical Assistant) exam, administered by the American Medical Technologists (AMT).

As a student in the Medical Assisting program, you will:

Progressive Education Path – Medical Programs:

Medical Education Progression Path Medical Assisting Certificate Medical Assisting Associate's Degree Medical Health Services Management Bachelor's Degree

Your Learning Experience

Clinical Medical Assisting
Learn medical assisting skills including integrated clinical procedures, assisting with specialty examinations, and assisting with minor surgery.

Dosage and Calculations of Medications
Learn how to accurately calculate dosages and properly interpret medication labels.

Medical Office Procedures
Develop the skills needed to handle administrative office duties in a medical office including reception, procedures, scheduling, and office equipment usage.

Program core courses may include:

  • Medical Office Procedures
  • Medical Office Finances
  • Health Care Law and Ethics
  • Anatomy & Physiology: Body Control Systems
  • Anatomy & Physiology: Systems of Transport and Support
  • Clinical Medical Assisting
  • Introduction to Pharmacology
  • Dosage and Calculations of Medications
  • Terminology of Body Systems
  • Terminology of Body Support
  • Invasive Clinical Procedures
  • Non-Invasive Clinical Procedures
  • Medical Assisting Exam Success Class
  • Medical Assisting Externship

MAERB 2017 Medical Assisting Annual Report Outcomes for
Exam Pass Rate

The Exam Pass Rate reported below is a five-year average for the 2012-2016 admission cohorts.
Campus Exam Pass Rate
Bartlett, TN 72%
Memphis, TN 90%
Nashville, TN 69%


Why Medical Assisting Students Turn To National College:

*The Medical Assisting program offered at the Salem, VA campus and its in-residence locations are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) on recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board. Check with your campus director on the accreditation status at your campus. The address and phone number for CAAHEP is: 25400 US Highway 19 North., Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763; 727-210-2350. You can check the list of accredited programs at



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