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Work towards a Medical Assistant Certification in Lewisburg, PA

Do you have a good eye for details? Do you want to start a career in medicine? Do you like to work as a member of a team? Graduates of either our Medical Assisting or Medical Clinical Assistant programs at McCann School of Business & Technology are eligible to sit for an examination that, upon passing, leads to a certification or registration in the medical field.

With our Medical Assisting Associate in Specialized Business Degree you could sit for your certification exam in as little as 18 months. With our Medical Clinical Assistant Diploma program you can earn your Diploma in as little as one year.

Our Medical programs are offered in Lewisburg, PA, serving the surrounding areas of Montadon, Linntown, College Park and Fairville. Plus, these programs are both part of our CampusFlex track which brings you the best of both on-campus classes and online coursework. You'll spend the majority of your time at our campus, training in a group environment and complete some of your coursework online.

MEDICAL ASSISTANTS 29%

Projected job growth 2012 - 2022*

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Find out More About McCann’s Medical Assistant Classes

When you enroll in the Medical Assisting or Medical Clinical Assistant program at McCann, you make an investment in your future. You will be able to start looking for jobs that can actually make a difference in someone’s life.

Here are some of the classes you’ll take in your Medical Assistant training program:

  • Integumentary, Skeletal, Muscular, and Gastrointestinal Systems: Students will undertake a system-by-system anatomical study of the human body and basic principles of physiology. This course will cover the structure; functions; and conditions/diseases of the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and gastrointestinal systems. In addition, the medical terminology applicable to these body systems will be addressed, with emphasis on word construction, proper usage, and acceptable medical abbreviations.

  • Allied Health Orientation: This course will introduce allied health students to various roles of medical professionals. Student will be trained in scope of practice, legal and ethical responsibilities, and governmental compliance required within allied health professions.
  • Extern and Medical Review: The course provides students with the opportunity to practice administrative and clinical skills in a suitable physician’s office or ambulatory health care facility under the supervision of the practicum coordinator and site preceptor. You’ll also prepare for and review information on the national certification exam.

In our Medical Clinical Assistant program, some of the courses you'll take include:

  • Allied Health Orientation: This course will introduce allied health students to various roles of medical professionals. Student will be trained in scope of practice, legal and ethical responsibilities, and governmental compliance required within allied health professions.
  • Medical Office Systems: This course provides a working knowledge of the administrative and financial duties performed in the medical office setting, including the utilization of Electronic Health Records (EHR). Students learn to organize and plan assigned tasks, set priorities and make decisions as a member of the healthcare team. 
  • Clinical Specialties: This competency based course teaches the skills necessary to perform selected diagnostic procedures used in general medicine and specialty physician offices to include assisting with surgical procedures, specialty examination, medication administration, allergy testing, electrocardiography, respiratory testing, wound care, catheterization and assisting patients prepare for diagnostic imaging studies. Risk management, HIPAA, infection control, safety and blood borne pathogen precautions are stressed.

Part of the McCann curriculum includes an externship that provides the hands-on experience you’ll need when you hit the job market. Graduates are eligible to sit for an examination that, upon passing, leads to a certification or registration in the medical field.

For more details, download our Course Catalog.

Find Your New Career with Medical Assisting Classes


There is a lot of opportunity for Medical Assistants. In fact, Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 29% increase in the need for Medical Assistants by the year 2022.*

One of the job opportunities you’ll have once completing the Medical Assisting training is that of a Medical Assistant:

Medical Assistant

As an important member of the medical team, including doctors, surgeons and nurses, you will provide patient care as a Medical Assistant. You will help prep patients for procedures, take their medical histories and schedule follow-up visits.

Get Started on Your New Career in Medical Assisting

We’ve spent over a century building working and professional relationships with local businesses and organizations to help secure the best possible job opportunities for our students. Get started today! Call us at 866.865.8065 or click here to request more information.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Medical Assistants, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-assistants.htm (visited June 29, 2015).