A Medical Assistant diploma allows you to perform both clinical and administrative duties.

As a medical assistant, you can work in a physician's office, primary care facility, clinic or other similar outpatient facilities. Medical assistants' duties are different according to the place of employment, but usually include administrative tasks such as answering phones, scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, registering patients, and billing/insurance. Duties also include clinical tasks such as drawing blood, taking vital signs, performing injections and EKGs, and assisting the physician with in-office procedures. Our program can be completed in 12 months for those in our day classes, or in 18 months for students in our evening/online courses.

The Spencerian College Medical Assisting diploma program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). Graduates of the program are required to take the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) exam of the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) as a programmatic/graduation requirement. This certification is a further indication of your skills and professional abilities.

The Medical Assisting program at Spencerian College has maintained a 100% average in both Graduate and Employer Satisfaction rates over the last 5 years based on the most recent Annual Report Form submitted to the Medical Assisting Review Board (MAERB) and the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).

If you'd like to learn more about Spencerian's Medical Assistant program, request more information or if you're ready to get started, enroll today!

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Academic Catalog

Louisville Academic Catalog

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Louisville Course List

Class Title
Credit Hours
100 Accounting for the Business Office
3
110 College Success Strategies
2
121 Englsh I
4
130 Keyboarding
5
151 College Mathematics
4
165* Electronic Records Management
3
171 Medical Law & Ethics
4
172 Anatomy & Physiology I
4
173 Anatomy & Physiology II
4
176 Medical Terminology
4
177 Pharmacology/Lab Terminology
4
178 Medical Insurance
3
211 Health & Safety Techniques
3
212 Medical Lab Procedures
6
213 Advanced Clinical Skills
3
245 Career Development
2
270 Medical Administrative Techniques
3
274 Medical Assisting Techniques
3
277 Introduction to Medical Coding
3
278** Clinical Practicum
3
280 Word Processing I
3
296*** Medical Administrative Practicum
2
  Total Credit Hours
75

#Plus practicum
*Course offered in the day and online divisions only.

**The Clinical practicum consists of 96 hours of on-the-job training which is taken after all course work is completed. Due to facility availability, all practicum hours must be completed during the day.

***The Medical Administrative practicum consists of 64 hours of on-the-job training which is taken after all other course work is completed. Students may not receive payment/reimbursement of any type for clinical and/or practicum hours required in their academic program. Students may also not perform these clinical and/or practicum hours with their employer in the capacity of their regular position.

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Louisville Campus
This program is offered at the following campus:
  • Louisville Campus

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