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Medical Assistant-Clinician Associate in Science Degree

Fresno City College
Program overview
2 years
Associate's degree
Scholarships available
Start dates
Fall 2021

Spring 2021

Program description

Medical Assistant-Clinician Associate in Science Degree

Fresno City College Medical Assistant-Clinician Program prepares students for employment in a medical facility such as a physician's office, clinic, surgery center, or hospital. Medical Assistants assist the physician with patient examinations, diagnosis and treatment.

This curriculum is designed for the student who desires employment and advancement in the medical facility assisting the physician with the diagnosis and treatment of the patient. Medical Assisting is an entry level career in the medical field.

Admission requirements

Enrollment is limited in the Medical Assistant–Clinician Program. There are no restrictions as to age, race, sex or marital status. In order to qualify for admission to the program, the applicant must have met all of the following conditions:

  1. Graduated from high school or complete the General Educational Development (GED) test with an average score of 45.
  2. Completed Math 260D or test score that would qualify the student to place out of or above Math 260D.
  3. Completed an Academic Summary Form for the Medical Assistant–Clinician Program and be prepared to furnish transcripts when requested.
  4. Have no physical impairment that would preclude the performance of all Medical Assistant-Clinician duties. After selection as a qualified student to the Medical Assistant–Clinician Program, the student must submit evidence of physical examination by a licensed physician.
  5. Students are enrolled into the program in cohorts per semester

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Program content

Required Courses

  • Legal and Ethical Concepts
  • Pharmacology
  • Office Lab Procedures
  • Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures
  • Clinical Training
  • Advanced Training
  • Work Experience (Cooperative), Occupational

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

International and Out-of-State student fees for spring 2021 : $3480.00 per 12 credit units

For more information about tuition fees, please visit the university website.


Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Identify common medical conditions and diseases.
  2. Perform clinical skills commonly associated in the physician’s office.

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Fresno City College

FCC provides the first two years of American university education to help you get where you want to be. Students will receive an American education at an affordable cost. Our students enjoy and benefit from individualized staff guidance, academic counseling,...

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Fresno City College

1101 E University Avenue
93741 Fresno California
United States of America

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