As the medical field grows, so does the need for trained assistants. Learn how to perform administrative and clinical duties from filing medical records and completing insurance forms to preparing patients for exams. Enjoy employment opportunities in the offices of chiropractors, ophthalmologists, podiatrists, and more!

 

 Degrees & Certificates

The AAS degree in a health science concentration lets you continue your education goals, transfer to a university health care administration or allied health program, and advance to higher-level positions.

  • 60 credit hours

After completing this fast-track program, you may sit for exams to earn CMA, RMA, and NCMA certifications.

  • 39 credit hours

Program Info

 North Campus

Serving students in Houston, Channelview, Sheldon, and Crosby.

Contact Us

 Diana.johnson@sjcd.edu
 281-459-5410

 Norma.torres@sjcd.edu
 281-998-6150 ext. 7863

Accreditation

The San Jacinto College Medical Assisting program is accredited by:

The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
727-210-2350
www.caahep.org

Application Information and Deadlines
Approximate Program Costs

See Approximate Program Costs PDF for details.

Program Outcomes

The program student outcomes are on the most recent Annual Report Form submitted to the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB) and the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).  

  • San Jacinto College Medical Assistant Certificate Program has a job placement rate of 97.87% for the graduating class of 2018.
  • San Jacinto College Medical Assistant Certificate Program has a retention rate of 92.96% for the admission cohorts that entered in January and August of 2018. There are several support services available to students so they can successfully complete the program.
  • San Jacinto College Medical Assistant Certificate Program exam passage rate for those who graduated in 2018 is 76.09%.

 

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