Certificate in Medical Assisting

South College Certificate in Medical Assisting Nashville, Tennessee

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Updated May 08, 2024

The Certificate in Medical Assisting program at South College equips students with essential skills in medical procedures, office management, and professional communication, preparing them for diverse roles in health care.

Key Skills Taught:

  • Medical lab and clinical procedures
  • Pharmacology
  • Front office procedures
  • Medical insurance and coding
  • Professional communication

Program Features:

  • Study human anatomy, physiology, pathology, and medical terminology
  • Hands-on training in on-campus labs
  • Gain 180 hours of real medical facility experience
  • Opportunity for additional certifications like Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)
  • Eligible to take the AAMA Certification Exam for Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) credential

Concentrations Offered:

  • IV prep course in Asheville
  • Phlebotomy concentration in Knoxville and Nashville

Certification Credential:

  • Graduates can take the AAMA Certification Exam
  • CMA (AAMA) credential awarded upon passing the exam


  • CAAHEP accredited program at multiple campuses

Program Goals:

  • Establish a strong foundation in medical science and office routines
  • Develop skills in administrative, clinical, and laboratory areas
  • Foster professionalism and ethical integrity in medical assisting

Delivery Modality:

  • Online program with interactive learning modules and virtual labs
  • Curriculum designed for completion in 3 quarters
  • Provides a foundation in essential medical assistant skills through virtual patient interactions

Additional Information:

  • Further education options available at South College in Medical Assisting
  • Transfer credits may be accepted from accredited institutions

For more details and opportunities at South College, visit the program's website.

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

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Program Length: How Long Is South College's Medical Assisting Certificate Program?

The program length for the Certificate in Medical Assisting at South College is designed for completion in 3 quarters (full-time) for the online modality.

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About South College

South College is a private, co-educational, non-sectarian academic institution that has been serving students since 1882.

It offers a range of professional and career-focused programs at various levels, including professional certificates, associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees.

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