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Medical Assistant Program at Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC)

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  • FAFSA School Code: 001287
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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 (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Less Than One Year Certificate13
    Less Than Two-Year Award18
    Associate's Degree4

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male0
    Female35

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    American Indian1
    Hispanic9
    White23
    Unknown2

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: 840
      • Average Hourly Rate: $17.44
      • Average Annual Salary: $36,270

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 = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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College of Marin

Kentfield, CA
Type: Community College

18 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Medical Assistant (C,A)
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Contra Costa College

San Pablo, CA
Type: Community College

27 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Medical Assistant (C,A)
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Lincoln University

Oakland, CA
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Medical Assistant (C)
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City College of San Francisco

San Francisco, CA
Type: Community College

33 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Medical Assistant (C,A)
  • Pharmacy Technician (C,A)
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Skyline College

San Bruno, CA
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Medical Assistant (C)
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Chabot College

Hayward, CA
Type: Community College

24 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Medical Assistant (C,A)
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Cosumnes River College

Sacramento, CA
Type: Community College

21 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Medical Assistant (C,A)
  • Veterinary Assistant (C,A)
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Las Positas College

Livermore, CA
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Medical Assistant (C)
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Canada College

Redwood City, CA
Type: Community College

72 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Medical Assistant (C,A)
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De Anza College

Cupertino, CA
Type: Community College

54 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Medical Assistant (C)