Get the Skills to Become a Medical Assistant

9 Month* Medical Assistant Program in
Yuba City, California

Medical Assistants play a vital role in any healthcare environment. Professionals in this field perform a multitude of tasks that ensure quality patient care while assisting other medical staff members with their administrative and medical duties. As a student in this program, you will learn a broad range of skills necessary to enter the healthcare industry as a Medical Assisting professional.

You want a career that gives you both job security, financial stability, and a feeling of fulfillment, and that’s exactly what you can have with a career as a Medical Assistant. The demand for skilled Medical Assistants is skyrocketing, with the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicting employment will grow by 19% through 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations**. Additionally, 139,200 new Medical Assisting jobs are expected throughout the country through 2029**.

The best way to see if Cambridge Junior College is right for you is to contact an admissions representative. Get more information about the Medical Assistant program, class schedules, and financial aid options.

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Becoming a Skilled Medical Assistant

Cambridge’s Medical Assistant program in Yuba City provides the kind of well-rounded career education you need to step confidently into your new healthcare career, including interactive classes led by experienced medical professionals, hands-on training so you can hone your skills and techniques, and real-world experience in the form of externships and clinical rotations.

In as little as 9 months*, you can receive Medical Assistant training in areas that include:

  • Medical Billing and Finances
  • Electronic Health Records Management
  • Specialty Procedures
  • Medical Office Emergencies/CPR
  • Exam Room Procedures
  • Laboratory Procedures
  • Pharmacology and Medical Terminology
  • EKG
  • Phlebotomy

Using a blend of hands-on training, practical experience, and guidance from experienced healthcare professionals, this program allows you to pursue a rewarding medical position, without spending years in school.

Our Medical Assistant Program At-a-Glance

  • 9 months from first class to graduation*
  • Practical, hands-on training
  • Instructors with industry experience
  • Day and evening classes available
  • Externships and in-the-field experience included
  • Financial aid, including the G.I. Bill® and other scholarships, available to those who qualify
  • Dedicated career services team for job search assistance
  • Well-rounded program that includes both administrative and clinical skills

Is a Medical Assisting Career Right for You? Find Out! Take the Cambridge Junior “Medical Assistant Career Training Readiness Quiz”

This fun, online quiz takes 3 minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you’re best suited for. Get Your Medical Assistant Career Training Readiness score now >>

Medical Assistant Career Opportunities

Among the many benefits of a Medical Assistant career is the amount of variety there is when it comes to where, when, and how you want to work. Medical Assistant jobs can also be listed as Clinical Assistants, Medical Administrative Assistants, Medical Records Specialists, and other similar titles, and because just about every healthcare facility depends upon Medical Assistants, you can find work in places like:

  • Private practices
  • Clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Outpatient care centers
  • Medical research centers
  • Care facilities
  • And more!

Becoming a Medical Assistant is a great career path in its own right, and it can also be a good jumping off point to further job growth and advancement with additional training and experience. It needs people who are caring, compassionate, adaptable, and detail-oriented. If that sounds like you — or like who you want to be — then you owe it to yourself to look into this career.

Take Advantage of Our Funding Opportunities

Financial Aid opportunities are available for those who qualify, including the G.I. Bill® and other scholarships.

Is a Rewarding Career as a Medical Assistant Right For You? Get More Info…

If you’re interested in learning more about careers in Medical Assisting and exploring whether Cambridge is right for you, fill out the form on this page to receive more information.

For immediate questions, give us a call at 1-530-674-9199

*Program length when completed in normal time.

**Source: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-assistants.htm#tab-6

G.I. Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.