Medical Assistant Diploma

Diploma Program - Hybrid (Online & On-Campus)

Medical Assistant

The diploma in Medical Assistant is designed to provide students with the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills required for entry level positions in the medical assistant career field. The diploma program includes training in office administration procedures and technology required in medical offices. The program includes an externship in a local clinic, hospital, or physician’s office to provide students with practical and real-life experience working in a medical office environment and practicing professional procedures as required.

  • Gain clinical skills, diagnostic procedures and operational functions of a medical assistant.
  • Accurately articulate the legal and ethical standards as well as procedures and regulations appropriate to the medical assisting field.
  • Demonstrate effective administrative tasks and procedures as required in a medical office.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of jobs in the US for Medical Assistants is expected to increase by 18% between 2018 and 2028.1

Course Details

  • Delivery Method: Hybrid
  • Program Length: 10 months
  • Credits: 60

Career Options

  • Medical & Diagnostic Laboratories
  • Nursing Care Facilities
  • Optometrist Offices
  • Universities
  • Outpatient Care Centers

A.A.S. Degree

After you complete the Medical Assistant Diploma Program, you could continue with our online, 7-month Healthcare Administration Associate Degree completion program. That's only 17 months total to get an associate degree.


What You Will Learn

  • Instruction in both clerical and clinical best practices and skills.
  • Development of medical communication and critical thinking.
  • Includes an externship designed to gain hands-on experience.
  • Real-life examples of common challenges in the healthcare world.


The Stautzenberger College Difference

Stautzenberger College is a career-focused college that provides students with hands-on training and real-world experience in their chosen fields. Stautzenberger College stands out for its commitment to providing students with practical education that prepares them for success in the workforce.

  • Programs: Stautzenberger College offers a wide variety of programs in healthcare, business, technology, and skilled trades. These programs are designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in their chosen careers.
  • Small Class Sizes: With small class sizes, students get personalized attention from instructors, which helps them better understand the material and apply it to real-world situations.
  • Multiple Schedule Options: Offering on-campus, hybrid and completely online diploma and degree programs that provide more flexibility to fit your life-style.
  • Experienced Faculty: Stautzenberger College instructors are experienced professionals in their respective fields, providing students with real-world insights and connections.
  • Hands-on Training: Stautzenberger College provides hands-on training in labs and clinical settings, allowing students to apply what they learn in the classroom to real-world situations.
  • Career Services: Stautzenberger College has a dedicated career services team that provides students with job placement assistance, resume writing help, and interview preparation.
  • Accreditation: Stautzenberger College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), ensuring that its programs meet high standards of quality and that its graduates are well-prepared for their careers.

Why Choose Stautzenberger

  • On-Campus & Online Options
  • 20+ Career-Focused Programs
  • Hands-On & Real World Training
  • Inclusive Small Class Sizes
  • Caring Instructors
  • Student-Centered Experience
  • Tutoring & Personalized Support
  • Financial Aid for Those Who Qualify
  • Externship Opportunities
  • Career Placement Assistance

"I didn’t rush into a career choice; I took my time and evaluated my choices to make sure I was picking the right career for me. I am so appreciative of all of Stautzenberger's helpful instructors."

Jasmine Grays

2021 Graduate, Medical Office Billing & Coding