Get the Skills to Be a Medical Assistant

A headshot of a smiling Medical Assistant in a hallway of a medical establishment.
CJC students learn hands-on in the labs and during a professional externship

9 Month* Medical Assistant Program in
Yuba City, California

Are you interested in rewarding healthcare training? Sign up today to learn more about why Medical Assistant training might be right for you!

Train to Become a Qualified Medical Assistant

Cambridge Junior College’s Medical Assistant program gives you training in preparation for your new career. We pride ourselves on giving our students the hands-on skills they’ll need to succeed in the healthcare sector.

Classes are interactive and led by medical professionals with years of experience working in the field. As a student, you’ll learn important medical and office administration, including:

  • Minor Office Surgery
  • Medical Billing & Finances
  • Specialty Programs
  • Medical Office Emergencies / CPR
  • Exam Room Procedures
  • Laboratory Procedures

Other topics covered include customer service skills, professional habits, medical assistant roles and issues, electronic health records, speciality procedures, medical records, blood collections and pharmacology.

Professional Externship

Medical Assistant students at CJC get an opportunity to learn directly on-the-job during an externship in a real healthcare environment. Externships are a great way to get a feel for your new career and surroundings while making helpful industry connections before you graduate.

Career Opportunities

Upon completion of the Medical Assistant program, you will be prepared to pursue entry-level Medical Assistant positions in a variety of interesting healthcare settings, such as:

  • Hospitals
  • Physicians’ Office
  • Health Clinics
  • Nursing Homes

Are You Career Training Ready? Find Out! Take the Cambridge “Career Training Readiness Quiz”

The fun, online quiz takes 3-minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you’re best suited for. Get Your Career Training Readiness score now.

Funding Your Education

Financial Aid opportunities are available for those who qualify, including the G.I. Bill® and other scholarships.

Is Rewarding Medical Assistant Training Right for You? Get More Information…

Two smiling students in a classroom at Cambridge Junior College CaliforniaIf you’re interested in learning more about a career as a Medical Assistant and exploring whether this is the right career path for you, fill out the form on this page to receive more information.

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* Program length when completed in normal time. Time to complete the program does not include scheduled breaks.