Clinical Medical Assisting
Support medical practices
Medical assistants perform administrative and limited clinical duties under the direction of physicians. MVC offers two pathways to earning associate degrees and certificates in medical assisting, allowing students to focus on administrative and clinical skills or to specialize in medical transcription.
School of Business, Health and Human Services
Programs of Study
Administrative/Clinical Medical Assisting
Associate of Science and Certificate
This program prepares individuals to provide medical office administrative services and perform clinical duties including patient intake and care, routine diagnostic and recording procedures, preexamination and examination assistance, administration of medications, and first aid under the supervision of a physician.
Students receive instruction in basic anatomy and physiology; medical terminology; medical law and ethics; patient psychology and communications; medical office procedures; and clinical/diagnostic examination, testing, and treatment procedures.
Why pursue clinical medical assisting?
What You'll Learn
- Patient intake and care
- Routine diagnostic and recording procedures
- Pre-examination assistance
- Administration of medications
- First aid under the supervision of a physician
- Medical Office Manager
- Home Health Aide
- Specialized Medical Assistant
- Administrative Medical Assistant
- Clinical Medical Assistant
- Health Information Management
For questions related to MVC's medical assisting program, reach out to your engagement center or contact the faculty program coordinator.