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Medical Assistant

Our Medical Assistant Program can prepare you to perform a wide rage of duties in physicians’ offices, clinics and other outpatient health care settings.

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Our next program info session for Medical Assistant is October 26 at 3 p.m. in Building 21, Room 122 . Come meet the instructors, see the classrooms, and learn how you can get started!

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How Much It Costs

For program costs, visit the Tuition and Fees page.

Costs are estimated and are not guarantees.

You can learn more about financial aid and scholarships right here. Or view our full tuition & fees breakdown.

How Long It Takes

Medical Assistant AAT Degree

Avg. # of Quarters: 5

All program lengths are estimates and are not guarantees.

Potential Careers

Graduates may find employment as medical assistants. In Washington, median pay for medical assistants is

$35,300 per year.

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Career Pathway

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What You'll Learn

You'll gain hands-on training in medical terminology, medical law and ethics, administrative procedures, medical coding, scheduling appointments, and interviewing and instructing patients.

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The Medical Assistant Program’s five-year average for employer satisfaction is 93%.

Stories About Our Medical Assistant Program

CPTC Offers Nurse Camp Students Hands-On Experience

Clover Park Technical College’s health sciences and human services programs enjoyed a special group of visitors Thursday afternoon, as 18 local high school students joined CPTC’s instructors and students for some hands-on experience as part of the 2016 Nurse Camp.

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Student Finds Direction in Army Reserves and CPTC

While serving in the Army Reserves, Tiffany Nguyen was inspired to pursue an education in the medical field at Clover Park Technical College.

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Degrees & Certificates

Medical Assistant Degree

Avg. # of Quarters: 5

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Meet the Instructors

Lora Keith
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Michele Jones, an instructor at Clover Park Technical College near Tacoma
Michele Jones
Michele graduated from Clover Park Technical College and the University of Washington. She's an advocate for education, especially technical college education.
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