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

At Cambridge Junior College, you won’t be stuck in a classroom listening to lecture after lecture. We pride ourselves on giving our students the crucial hands-on skills they need to succeed in the healthcare sector.

Our classes are highly interactive and are led by medical professionals with years of experience in the healthcare field. Don’t settle for anything less. Here’s a sample of what you’ll learn:

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

Your New Career Starts Now

It doesn’t get any better than this: you get to learn on-the-job during an externship in a real healthcare environment. Get a feel for your new career and surroundings while also making helpful industry connections before you graduate.

Career Opportunities

When you finish your Medical Assistant program, you’ll be prepared to pursue entry-level Medical Assistant positions in many different settings:

  • 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.

Take Advantage of Our Funding Opportunities

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

Your Career on Your Terms – Begin a Rewarding Career as a Medical Assistant

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Don’t let any obstacle stand in your way. Cambridge Junior College wants to help you make your dreams a reality.

Fill out the form to receive more information about your future career.

A helpful CJC Admissions Representative will be happy to answer any questions you have.

For immediate questions, give us a call at 1-530-674-9199

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