Oakland Community College

Medical Assisting

   The Medical Assisting Program (MDA) offers numerous program options including a 1-year certificate program, 2-year Associate Degree program or individual certificates of achievement. Each option allows students marketable skills in many health care professions.

Program Highlights:

  • Part-time or Full-time course loads
  • No selection process for Certificates of Achievements
  • Selection is required at the point of Practicum placements for the Medical Assisting Certificate (MDA.CT) or the Associate in Applied Science (MDA.AAS)
  • Students must attend a Medical Assisting Orientation Session and pass a mandatory criminal background check prior to registration into all MDA courses (except MDA 1350)

Medical Assisting Orientation Dates:

(pre-registration is not required)

Thursday, March 6, 2014 from 10 - 11:30 am in the Student Center ARENA, Highland Lakes Campus.

Thursday, March 6, 2014 from 6 - 7:30 pm in the Student Center ARENA, Highland Lakes Campus.

The next orientation dates will be scheduled for June 2014.

With additional education, medical assistants may move into other allied health occupations such as Physician's assistant, health care administration and technical education.