Medical Assisting Certificate

Prince George's Community College

Medical Assisting Certificate

Largo, Maryland

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Updated May 13, 2024

The Medical Assisting Certificate Program at Prince George's Community College equips students with essential skills for a career in health care.

Key Skills Taught:

  • Professional and Therapeutic Communication: Effective communication in health care
  • Medical Terminology: Terminology for medical settings
  • Administrative Functions: Tasks in outpatient facilities
  • Clinical Procedures: Training in clinical functions
  • Health Law Implications: Legal aspects in health care
  • Standards of Care: Emphasis on professional care standards

Tuition: How Much Does Prince George's Community College's Medical Assisting Program Cost?

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Program Length: How Long Is Prince George's Community College's Medical Assisting Certificate Program?

The program length for the Medical Assisting Certificate at Prince George's Community College is 36 credits.

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About Prince George's Community College

Prince George's Community College (PGCC) is a public community college located in Largo, Maryland. 

Established in 1958, the college serves Prince George's County and the surrounding area, including Washington, D.C. PGCC offers over 100 fields of study through its academic, workforce development, continuing education, and personal enrichment programs. 

The college has 68 academic degree programs and 34 professional certificate programs, many of which feature distance learning options. PGCC awards Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, and Associate of Arts in Teaching degrees, and allows students to transfer to a four-year college or university. The college is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and offers both credit and noncredit online programs and courses. 

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