Program Facts

Gain skills to provide administrative support and basic clinical care in our diploma program.

Learn computer applications, medical billing, how to take vital signs and samples from patients, and more.

Complete your diploma in as few as eight months.

Program Overview

Interested in office work but also in getting hands-on with patients? Train to become a medical assistant with Concorde. Medical assistants help keep medical offices and hospital departments running. Equally adept at administering injections and updating computer records, good medical assistants can provide the support doctors and nurses need to do their work safely and efficiently.

Medical Assistant Curriculum

The medical assistant diploma program at Concorde covers computer applications, medical record keeping, and clinical skills including blood draws, vital sign measurement and more. You’ll also learn to collect and prepare samples for lab testing.
You can complete this program in as few as eight months of study.

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Pathology
  • Body Systems
  • Medical Terminology
  • Medical Front Office Procedures
  • Venipuncture
  • Laboratory Diagnostic Procedures
  • EKG
  • #6

    Best Health Care Support Job according to U.S. News & World Report

  • 23%

    National Job Growth projected from 2018-2028

  • 29%

    Job Growth in California projected from 2018-2028

Job
Outlook

As more people seek health care, doctors’ offices and other medical practices should need more medical assistants.