Medical Assisting

Medical Assisting Program Information and Overview

If you are considering a career in the health care field, SCC's Medical Assisting Program is a great place to start because you learn about all aspects of health care services. Medical assistants work great hours in a doctor's office type setting performing administrative office procedures, as well as basic clinical and laboratory tasks that keep the office running efficiently. Medical assistants regularly interact with medical staff and patients and manage various tasks simultaneously.

Students in SCC's Medical Assisting Program receive hands-on experience in a lab setting and complete clinical rotations in
local physicians' offices. Many students become employed within three months of completing the program.

Program Goal - Expectations: To prepare competent entry-level medical assistants in the cognitive(knowledge), psychomotor (skills) and affective areas.

Upcoming Information Sessions:

October 13 | 3 pm
Giles Campus
Health Sciences Building, Room 203

November 11 | 3 pm
Cherokee County Campus
Peeler Academic Building, Room 205

Application Packets for the 2021-2022 Cherokee County Campus Spring program can be dropped off starting on Monday, Dec. 13 at 8:30 am ending on Tuesday, Dec. 14 at 4:00 pm. The drop-off box will be located in the lobby of the Health Science Building located on the Giles Campus.

Application Process 
Estimated Expenses
Technical Standards (PDF)
Medical Assisting Program Outcomes (PDF)
Verified Credentials for Medical Assisting (PDF)

View Specific Programs and Course Requirements Below:

  1. Medical Assisting Diploma