Medical Assistant Career Diploma

Train outplaced and incumbent employees with an accelerated Medical Assistant program that prepares workers for externships and industry-recognized certifications within 6-9 months.

Program Overview

The Medical Assistant Career Diploma program effectively prepares learners to perform administrative and clinical duties under the direction of a physician or mid-level provider. Aligned to employer needs and industry-recognized exams, the program incorporates traditional clinical skills in a nontraditional setting through the use of simulation, recorded demonstrations, and live instructional sessions. Courses are sequenced for learner success, and include a required externship experience. As a growing, in-demand role, the Medical Assistant program can effectively train your outplaced workers or upskill your existing employees into this high need field.

Average Completion Time: 6-9 Months 

Certification Exam Preparation:

  • American Medical Technologists (AMT) Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) Certification
  • The Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) certification offered by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA)
  • The National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) certification offered by the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)
  • The Clinical Medical Assistant Certification (CMAC) offered by the American Medical Certification Association (AMCA)

Required Externship Experience

  • Learners gain on-the-job, real world experience through a 160-hour clinical externship program

Skills & Features

Skills Covered:

  • Medical Coding
  • Reimbursement Methodology
  • Electronic Medical Records
  • Pathology & Pharmacology
  • Phlebotomy
  • Medical Surgical Procedures
  • Diagnostic Procedures
  • Sterile Technique
  • Vitals


  • Delivered on the PFx learning platform which provides engaging and interactive learning materials, including cutting-edge simulations, recorded demonstrations, live sessions, and more
  • Program includes robust practice lab kits: BP Cuff, Stethoscope, EKG Electrodes, Incentive Spirometer, & Phlebotomy kit