Northwest State’s medical assisting program is a 2-year, associate degree program that includes classroom, lab and practicum experiences. Medical assistants are trained in both clinical and administrative duties for a variety of healthcare settings. According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, medical assisting is one of the nation’s fastest-growing careers. Advances in technology, a growing population of elderly Americans and an increasing number of outpatient facilities mean trained medical assistants are in demand
About Medical AssistantsSee links below for information:
The medical assisting program at Northwest State Community College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs www.caahep.org upon the recommendation of Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
Learn more about accreditation here:
What is Accreditation and Why is it Important?
Medical Assisting Uniforms
Uniforms can be purchased using a credit card or financial aid. If you would like to use financial aid, select that option and include your N number in the box.
Uniform shoes are not available from this site and should be purchased at the uniform shop of your choice. Shoes must be white leather or vinyl. For safety reasons, no holes or mesh are permitted.
If you have questions or concerns regarding uniforms, contact the Division Office at 419.267.1246.
Purchase medical assisting uniforms here