Medical Assisting Diploma Program

Central Penn College Medical Assisting Diploma Program Summerdale, Pennsylvania

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Updated May 13, 2024

The program at the Summerdale campus focuses on teaching essential skills like rooming patients, checking vital signs, taking medical histories, administering medications, assisting in office procedures, drawing blood, and scheduling patient appointments.

Key Skills Taught:

  • Rooming patients
  • Checking and recording vital signs
  • Taking complete medical histories
  • Administering medications
  • Assisting with minor office procedures
  • Phlebotomy
  • Scheduling referral appointments

Program Features:

  • Hands-on experiential learning
  • In-person classes at the Summerdale campus
  • Hybrid program with day classes
  • Curriculum includes clinical education, administrative skills, healthcare insurance, and human body structure, function, and disease


  • Certified Medical Assistant
  • Medical Office Assistant
  • EKG Technician
  • Phlebotomy Technician
  • Health Unit Clerk
  • Medical Claims Examiner

Tuition: How Much Does Central Penn College's Medical Assisting Program Cost?

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Program Length: How Long Is Central Penn College's Medical Assisting Diploma Program?

The program length for the Medical Assistant Program at Central Penn College is 1 year for the diploma program

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About Central Penn College

Central Penn College is a private, for-profit institution founded in 1881. It is located in Summerdale, Pennsylvania, offering associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees in various programs.

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