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Medical Assisting

Make a difference in a patient’s hospital or clinical experience.

Prepare to succeed in a rapidly growing field with the College of the Mainland Medical Assisting program. In three semesters of hands-on and online classes you will learn anatomy and physiology, human disease and pathophysiology, medical terminology, medical insurance, medical law, pharmacology and administration of medicine, clinical procedures and laboratory procedures.

Medical Assistant Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendation of Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).

Program Details

Next Start Date

August 2023

Learning Format

Face to Face

Program Length

3 semesters

Degree Plan

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Career Insights

Occupational summary for Medical Assisting

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13,920 Annual Job Openings

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19% Projected Growth

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$35,850 yr Median Salary / $17.23 hr

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Additional Program Info

Program Requirements
  • High school diploma or High School Equivalency (HSE)
  • Approved Background Check
  • Approved Drug Check
  • Must pass all sections of TSI prior to admission
  • Required Immunization Records
Steps to Admission
  1. Apply to COM and submit the necessary documents (transcripts, meningitis vaccination if under 22 and proof of Texas residency).
  2. Meet with Academic Advisor.

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