Medical Assisting Certificate
The Certificate in Medical Assisting at Harford Community
College is a career program designed to prepare students
for employment as a medical assistant immediately upon
completing the course of studies. A medical assistant is a multi
skilled allied health professional, a member of the health care delivery
team who performs clinical and administrative procedures.
According to Indeed.com, the current average salary for a medical assistant
University has accepted an articulation agreement with HCC to accept all 64
credits from our degree program!! Continue your education while beginning a
Bureau of Labor Statistics recently announced that the growth of employment
for medical assistants from 2010-2020 is expected to be 31%!!
Current Student News:
Break March 18 through March 24, 2012
ends March 17
begins March 26
Join the Student Health Association - the next
meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 14, at 4 p.m. in the Library, Room
326. Get involved!
We will be posting important dates and information here so stay current.
youíre looking for a part-time or full-time position in the health care
field, there are two good sources here on campus: 1.
Your faculty members! We do receive calls and emails from potential
employers looking for medical assistants. Contact us or email us to let us
know youíre interested!
bulletin board in the Student Center. There is a listing of various open
This spring we'll be
launching a new local chapter of the Maryland Society for AAMA (American
Association of Medical Assistants). Join your professional organization now!
Significant membership discounts to students!
As a graduate of the
Medical Assisting Certificate Program you are eligible to sit for the CMA
(AAMA) national certification or the RMA (ABHES) national certifying exam.
Any questions or
comments, contact Donna Rowan, medical assisting/allied health coordinator,
at 443-412-2389 or email@example.com.
Our certificate program is accredited through CAAHEP
(Commission on Accreditation for Allied Health Educational Programs).