This program is three semesters in length and is conducted over a period of 11 months. Educational development of each student is directed toward the application of accurate knowledge in practical situations, making judgments, applying reason, thinking independently and engaging in problem solving. The program normally begins in the fall and continues through the summer months when students gain supervised clinical experience in a physician’s office. Upon completion of the Medical Assistant Program, graduates are eligible to write the national certification examination for Certified Medical Assistants administered by the American Association of Medical Assistants.

Expectations of the Medical Assistant Program are to prepare competent entry-level medical assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skill), and affective (behavior) learning domains.


Southeastern Community College - West Burlington Campus

Southeastern Community College - West Burlington Campus is located in Burlington, IA and offers a wide variety of educational programs, including a Certified Nursing Assistant program. The campus is directed by Kristi Schroeder and provides personal, interactive learning opportunities and support services. With a focus on helping and empowering students to realize their educational and career aspirations, Southeastern Community College is an excellent choice for those looking to enhance their career path.

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1500 West Agency Rd Box 180, West Burlington, IA 52655