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Medical Assistant


The medical assistant is educated and trained to perform administrative and clinical skills in a variety of settings including doctors' offices, hospitals and clinics.

Learn medical terminology, body systems, optometry, EKG, phlebotomy, autoclave, CPR and first aid, OSHA safety standards, and other medical specialties. Gain an understanding of office procedures such as patient billing, medical records, purchasing supplies and filing insurance claims.

Note: Students participate in externships during the second year of the program and must provide own transportation. Students may be randomly drug tested.

For announcements and updates about the Medical Assistant program, text evithealth to 90210.

Course Code MC20
Length 4 semesters
Certifications Graduates are prepared to take the examination for Certified Medical Assistant
Possible Careers Nursing Assistant, Medical Assistant, Medical Records Assistant
Average Entry Level Salary $11-$13 per hour


It is the policy of the East Valley Institute of Technology District #401 to provide all persons with equal employment and education opportunities regardless of race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, age or disability. District grievance procedures will be followed for compliance with Title IX and Section 504 requirements. The compliance officer is the EVIT Superintendent.