Medical Assistant

Bottineau Minot Valley City Online

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OnlineU_Most_Affordable_Digital_Badge.pngThinking of a profession in healthcare?  Become a Medical Assistant in as little as 1 year.

Medical Assistants are educated to be versatile individuals that are part of a rewarding, growing field. Students are trained in a combination of clinical and administrative duties which culminates with a 180-hour Cooperative Education experience in a medical facility.

Tracks of Study

Option 1 - Associate of Applied Science (AAS)

After earning your AAS, you will be eligible to sit for the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) exam through American Medical Technologists (AMT)

Option 2 – Certificate

After earning your Certificate, you will be eligible to sit for the Nationally Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) exam through the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) or the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) exam through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).

State Licensure Requirements:  Please be aware that a determination has not been made if our curriculum/degree meets licensure requirements in other states.

Employment Opportunities

Outpatient Clinics
Surgical Centers
Physician Practices
And much more

Any of our Allied Health degrees can be earned entirely online!

You can help build the healthcare system of tomorrow while building a successful career for yourself…all at a pace that works for you!



ma190x190.jpgDuties of Medical assistants may include, but are not limited to:

  • Record patient history and personal information
  • Measure vital signs
  • Help the physician with patient examinations
  • Give patients injections as directed by the physician
  • Schedule patient appointments
  • Prepare blood for laboratory tests

State Licensure Requirements: All DCB programs fulfill the requirements for licensure in the state of North Dakota. Please be aware that we are currently working on researching if our curriculum/degree meets licensure requirements in other states. Students seeking to pursue this degree outside of North Dakota must contact our Academic Affairs office to confirm whether the program may be licensed in the students’ home state.

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