Medical Assistant Training

Frontline Caregiving

Medical Assistants play an essential role in medical offices assisting physicians and other health professionals with patient care and office management. They are the first person patients see when they walk in the door and responsible for creating a positive experience for patients.

The program includes:

  • Office Skills (Updating medical records, filling out insurances forms, etc.)
  • Medical terminology
  • Specimen Collection 
  • Electrocardiogram Training
  • Phlebotomy
  • CPR certification
  • Laboratory Testing

Next Cohort Start Date to will be announced soon!

Nursing Assistant helping a woman with paperwork
Program Type
Career Program,
36 weeks

Seats are limited!
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36 weeks
Coursework: Monday – Thursday, 9:00am – 3:00pm
Practicum: days/times determined in conjunction with practicum site

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Attend a Mandatory Orientation

OCC Main Campus, Ferrante Hall, Room F167 at 4:30pmOCC@Liverpool, Room 112 at 2:30pm
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent 
  • Medical Insurance 
  • Compliance with Immunization Requirements 
  • Completing Health Compliance Requirements 


$6,585 with financial aid available for qualifying students 

This program is eligible for both Federal and State Aid. Please use the links below to submit your applications:

Apply for Federal Financial Aid

Apply for NYS Non-Degree Part-time TAP Program


Where you'll go

Upon completion of program students will be eligible to sit for the National Health Career Association - Certified Clinical Medical Assistant National exam at OCC. 

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You can save thousands by starting your education here — especially when you compare OCC with traditional 4-year colleges.  And that's not all!  Our Financial Aid specialists can help you navigate the process of getting free aid to help pay for your education.

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