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School of Medical Sciences At Ontario Campus

Associates Degree inMedical Assisting

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Earn your Associates Degree in as little as

15 months!

Platt College’s Medical Assisting program prepares you to enter the fast-growing health care field.

Medical Assistants are multi-talented Health Care industry professionals skilled in performing routine clinical and administrative procedures for physician’s offices, outpatient clinics, nursing homes, and other health care facilities.


In a typical day as a Medical Assistant, you might:

  • Take and read vital signs
  • Perform venipuncture (blood draw)
  • Administer injections
  • Prepare patients to be seen by a physician
  • Perform diagnostic procedures
  • Perform basic lab procedures
  • Update and maintain patient charts and medical records
  • Take patient histories
  • Schedule appointments
  • Assist in cast application and removal

Platt College’s Medical Assisting program is right for you

  • Earn your Associates degree, not just a certificate
  • Complete a clinical externship as part of your education to help you gain practical experience
  • Graduates are eligible to earn their national certification in Medical Assisting from the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)-  graduates receive free tutoring session and first exam fee (up to $200 value!)

Serving Southern California for over 30 years

Serving the Greater Los Angeles, Orange County and Inland Empire areas for over 30 years, Platt College offers degree programs to train graduates for careers in the legal, medical, and creative fields.

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