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 (2013)

 Graduates
Less Than One Year Certificate9
Less Than Two-Year Award36
Associate's Degree12

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male3
Female54

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
American Indian1
Asian4
Hispanic14
White38

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
  • 100 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
  • 20 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Assistant (C,A)

Blake Austin College

Vacaville, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 22 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Assistant (C)
  • Pharmacy Technician (C)
  • Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services (C)

Heald College - Concord

Concord, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 130 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
  • 43 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
  • 120 students completed this program

Programs

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

Everest College - San Francisco

San Francisco, CA
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School Details

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

Programs

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

Mt Diablo Adult Education

Concord, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Technical College
  • 22 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Assistant (C)
  • Pharmacy Technician (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
  • 43 students completed this program

Programs

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

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