Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant program

The goal of the Medical Assistant program is to prepare competent, entry-level medical assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains. To achieve this goal, students will be trained in all aspects of medical office practice including administrative tasks and back office clinical tasks. Upon successful completion of all required courses, students will participate in a non-paid externship in a medical office. Graduates of the program will be eligible to take the American Association of Medical Assistants Certification and the Certified Medical Assistant Certification exams.

The Medical Assistant program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon recommendation of Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756

This program has a 5-year average placement rate of 86.52%, as reported on the MAERB 2017 Annual Report.

Program Cost
$4,162.00 (Tuition and Student/Program Fees. Some courses may require additional fees.)
$952.71 (Estimated books and Materials) *
Program Length
1400 hours (15 months)
Main Campus
Open Enrollment Year Round
Classroom Availability
08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
NOTE: High school students may request a schedule that coincides with the high school morning bell schedule by notifying Student Services.

(* NOTE: Cost of books and supplies are based on Davis Tech’s bookstore prices at the time of publication. All prices are subject to change.)
Adult College Admission Fee
Tuition and Fees
Adult Tuition: Details
High School Students: $40.00 (additional class fees may still apply)
Books and Supplies
Certificate Processing Fee
Pell Grants
Davis Tech Credentials
Davis Tech Certificate of Program Completion
Industry Certifications
The Davis Tech Medical Assistant program provides students with the necessary skills to begin employment in their selected field. Students who complete their program will be prepared to take the tests for the following certifications:
Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification
Certified Medical Assistant (AAMA)
CTE Skill Certificate (High School Students Only)
Medical Assistant: Anatomy and Physiology
Medical Assistant: Clinical and Lab Procedures
Medical Assistant: Medical Office Management
Medical Assistant: Medical Terminology
Placement Rates
Utah Wages
Low Median High
$10.87 $14.13 $18.61
Utah Job Outlook and Work Requirements
Medical Assistants
High School
  1. Verify you meet program Admissions Requirements
  2. Complete The Davis Tech Admissions process:
  3. Meet with an Enrollment Technician in Student Services
  4. Start Class