Medical Assisting

A Fast Growing Healthcare Field

Medical Assistants are skilled healthcare professionals trained to work in outpatient settings performing skills such as drawing blood, diagnostic testing, injections, taking and recording vitals, EKG’s, practice finances and coding. Students will complete an externship to practice in a real-world setting. This field is expected to grow much faster than average through 2022.  Learn more about medical assisting in general at American Associates of Medical Assistants.

The Mount Wachusett Community College Medical Assisting Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendation of Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs,25400 US Highway 19 N., Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763, 727-210-2350,

*According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.


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