Medical Assisting Certificate Program

University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College

Medical Assisting Certificate Program

Cincinnati, Ohio

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Updated May 13, 2024

This program equips students with essential skills such as critical thinking, effective communication, and social responsibility, preparing them for diverse roles in health care.

Key Skills Taught:

  • Critical thinking
  • Effective communication
  • Knowledge integration
  • Information literacy
  • Social responsibility
  • Life-long learning

Program Features:

  • Over 160 hours of clinical experience in a doctor's office
  • Information sessions for prospective students
  • Graduates eligible for the American Association of Medical Assistants' certification examination
  • Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
  • 100% of 2020 graduates secured positions in health care
  • Employers expressed 100% satisfaction with graduates' readiness
  • Graduates content with their education and program experience
  • Completion of 160 hours of hands-on clinical practice supervised by physicians
  • Career-focused program offering opportunities in diverse health care settings
  • Expected 18% growth rate in the medical assisting field from 2020-2030


  • Graduates are prepared to support physicians in private offices, clinics, or other health care facilities.

Tuition: How Much Does University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College's Medical Assisting Program Cost?

From University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College's website

The Medical Assisting program at the University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College has an in-state tuition and fees cost of $9,036. For out-of-state students, the tuition and fees rise to $18,702. These costs do not include the additional $1,615 required for books and supplies. Please note that these costs are based on completing the program within the normal time frame. Additional living expenses may also apply. The costs provided were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed since then.

Program Length: How Long Is University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College's Medical Assisting Certificate Program?

The program length for the Medical Assistant (CERT2) program at UC Blue Ash College is 1 year.

From University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College's website

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About University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College

UC Blue Ash College is a regional campus of the University of Cincinnati, offering over 50 academic programs and certificates. It is home to approximately 4,000 students and features a park-like campus with a personalized approach, smaller class sizes, and free academic resources. The college is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive environment with a student-to-faculty ratio of 16:1.

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