Click here to go to the Career Bridge home page
Education Details

Medical Assisting
Award type: AS
Whatcom Community College

Program Details
Program Overview for Medical Assisting
ETP eligible Click for more information on Eligible Training Provider
yes
School
Whatcom Community College
Program website
Program contact
Entry & Advising
(360) 383-3080
advise@whatcom.edu
Program description
The medical assisting program prepares students for performing a broad range of administrative and clinical tasks under the supervision of a physician/provider in a doctor's office/clinic or other medical setting.
Financial Information
Tuition
Average $1,910/qtr (WA resident), including tuition, fees, books, supplies, etc.
Tuition per credit
WA resident $113.59 (1-10 credits) $53.26 (11-18 credits) $96.53 (19+ credits)
Total program tuition
$11,460 (WA resident), including tuition, fees, books, supplies, etc.
Fees
$25 (application fee), $20 (one time placement testing), $30/lab class (lab fee), $20/qtr (bus pass), $6.32/credit (rec fee)
Books and materials
Average $355/qtr (books and general academic supplies)
Supplies, tools, uniform
$140 (scrubs, stethoscope, watch with second hand)
Other costs
$142 (immunizations, background check)
Program Information
Length of training
2 years
Award type
AS
Credits
90
Locations offered
Main Location view map
Public transportation service: Whatcom Transportation Authority


some courses online
Offered evenings/weekends
yes
Offered onlinesome courses online
Entrance requirements
Placement into MATH 87 or higher or completion of MATH 94 or higher; and placement into ENGL& 101
Certification/license required to work in this field
no
Certification/license obtained as part of training program
no
Certification/license test preparation provided
no
Accreditation