Medical Assistant Program

Start a Career that Makes a Difference

If you want an in-demand job where you can have a positive influence on the lives of others, a career as a medical assistant is a great choice. Performing a wide range of clinical and administrative tasks, medical assistants are the front lines of physicians’ offices, hospitals and urgent care centers.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics expects medical assistant positions to grow by 23% from 2018 to 2028. At Career College of Northern Nevada, we partner with local employers to build our curriculum and ensure you gain the skills you need to thrive in this growing field.


Medical Assistant Training and Fundamentals

Medical Assistants perform a variety of clinical and clerical tasks, aiding in medical procedures and examinations, as well as performing office tasks. In this program, you can master skills like:

  • Taking patient history and measuring vital signs
  • Helping doctors and nurses with examinations
  • Scheduling patient appointments
  • Preparing blood for laboratory tests

Medical Assistant Courses

CCNN’s Medical Assistant program covers both clinical and office skills in courses including:

  • Introduction to Medical Assisting
  • Laboratory Procedures
  • Vital Signs
  • Phlebotomy Skills

Through a 160-hour externship, you can get real-world clinical experience to help you thrive upon graduation.

Contact CCNN today at 775.241.4445 for more information on our Medical Assistant program.

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