Medical Assistant

Linn Benton Community College Medical Assistant Lebanon, Oregon

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Updated May 13, 2024

The Medical Assistant Program at LBCC equips students with essential skills in patient care and administrative tasks, preparing them for diverse roles in health care.

Key Skills Taught:

  • Rooming patients
  • Collecting patient vital signs
  • Documenting information in electronic medical records
  • Medication management
  • Assisting in minor procedures
  • Venipuncture (phlebotomy)
  • Point-of-care testing
  • Electrocardiograms (EKG)
  • Administering vaccines
  • Performing administrative duties like patient registration and insurance verification

Program Features:

  • Cohort model of delivery
  • Accreditation by CAAHEP
  • Preparation for national exams
  • Strong partnerships with healthcare providers
  • Employment opportunities in various medical specialties
  • Scholarships, grants, and financial aid available
  • Support for meeting minimum academic requirements
  • Special admission requirements including background checks, drug screens, and vaccinations


  • 100% National exam pass rate for the 2020 cohort
  • Opportunities to secure well-paying jobs in the medical field
  • Average salaries for Medical Assistants in Oregon range from $19.02 to $24.52 per hour
  • Fast job growth rate for Medical Assistants nationally
  • Eligibility to take the American Association of Medical Assistants National Credentialing Exam and other national exams

For more information, visit LBCC's website.

Tuition: How Much Does Linn Benton Community College's Medical Assisting Program Cost?

From Linn Benton Community College's website

The Medical Assistant Program at Linn-Benton Community College has an estimated cost of $8,878 for tuition and fees over four terms, based on a total of 57 credits. This cost does not include textbooks, which are estimated at $300, or additional costs such as scrubs (estimated at $50) and the National Certification Exam fee ($125). The estimated total program cost, therefore, comes to $9,353. Please note that these costs are for the 2023-24 Academic Year. Linn-Benton Community College also offers scholarships, grants, and financial aid opportunities to help students with program costs.

Program Length: How Long Is Linn Benton Community College's Medical Assisting Certificate Program?

The program length for the Medical Assistant Program at LBCC is 57-credit hour program or four terms of full-time study.

From Linn Benton Community College's website

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About Linn Benton Community College

Linn-Benton Community College (LBCC) is a public community college located in Albany, Oregon, with additional extension centers in Corvallis, Lebanon, and Sweet Home. 

Established in 1966, LBCC offers over 80 degree programs and certificates, serving students in Linn and Benton counties. The college is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities and has a student-faculty ratio of 20-to-1.

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