Credentialed Medical Assistant


Credentialed Medical Assistant

Credentialed Medical Assisting training is provided through State Fair Community College. This program provides theory, laboratory practice, and clinical application training to prepare students for an entry-level position in a variety of medical assisting positions. Students will be cross-trained in administrative and clinical skills, as well as patient privacy, sensitivity and empathy. They will learn skills including patient intake, vital signs, electrocardiograms (EKGs), sterile field, assisting with minor surgery, administering injections, assisting with physical exams, scheduling patients and health insurance requirements. Students have opportunity to test for three credentials – Certified EKG Technician, Certified Phlebotomy Technician, Credentialed Medical Assistant.


  • Classes are online with four hours per week in a skills lab
  • A 160-hour Capstone (externship) is the last eight weeks of the program with Boone Health
  • The program consists of 9 months of training


  • High School Diploma or GED

You may also download the application form and email it to

After applying, our outreach specialist will contact you within 2 business days to schedule an in-person or virtual meeting to provide additional information and assist with submitting an application for the training program of your choice.