Medical Assistant Program at Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC)

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Medical Assistant Program

The medical assistant program at Santa Rosa Junior College prepares students for careers as a medical assistant, clinical medical assistant, specialized medical assistant, medical receptionist, front office administration, clinical supervisor, medical office manager, and health services manager. The program focuses on providing medical office administrative services and performing clinical duties. Program courses include: basic anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, medical law and ethics, patient psychology and communications, medical office procedures, and clinical diagnostics, examination, testing and treatment procedures. Get more details below including other California colleges that offer medical assistant program.

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Students Enrolled in the Medical Assistant Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Santa Rosa Junior College has offered the following degree levels for students:

  • Less Than One Year Certificate
  • Less Than Two-Year Award
  • Associate's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2014)

 Graduates
Less Than One Year Certificate0
Less Than Two-Year Award49
Associate's Degree15

Students by Gender (2014)

 Graduates
Male2
Female62

Students by Race (2014)

 Graduates
Asian2
Black1
Hispanic23
White33
Unknown3

Source: IPEDS Survey 2008-2014: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Medical Assistant program at SRJC, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Medical Assistants

Description

Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, medical assistants employment is expected to grow at a rate of 30.9% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA
    • Total Employment: 930
    • Average Hourly Rate: $19.53
    • Average Annual Salary: $40,630

Medical Equipment Preparers

Description

Prepare, sterilize, install, or clean laboratory or healthcare equipment. May perform routine laboratory tasks and operate or inspect equipment.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Medical Assistant Programs in California

Medical Assistant programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Empire College School of Business

Santa Rosa, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 99 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Assistant (C,A)

College of Marin

Kentfield, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 20 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Assistant (C,A)

Contra Costa College

San Pablo, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 22 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Assistant (C,A)

Blake Austin College

Vacaville, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 35 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Assistant (C)

Heald College - Concord

Concord, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 150 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Assistant (C,A)
  • Pharmacy Technician (C,A)

Western Career College - Pleasant Hill

Pleasant Hill, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 84 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Assistant (C,A)
  • Pharmacy Technician (C,A)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (C,A)
  • Veterinary Assistant (C,A)

Heald College - San Francisco

San Francisco, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 110 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Assistant (C,A)
  • Pharmacy Technician (C,A)

Mt Diablo Adult Education

Concord, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Technical College
  • 21 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Assistant (C)
  • Emergency Care Attendant (C)
  • Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services (C)

City College of San Francisco

San Francisco, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 44 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Assistant (C,A)
  • Pharmacy Technician (C,A)

Cambridge Junior College - Woodland

Woodland, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Healthcare or Nursing School
  • 57 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Assistant (C)

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