Medical Assistant

Certificate Description

Medical Assistants are multi-skilled, allied healthcare professionals responsible for various clinical and/or administrative duties and are an essential part of a healthcare team. This program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions that will allow them to learn and move into higher-level job opportunities by working with physicians and providers in office settings. Students in this program learn cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains by focusing on administrative and back-office clinical skills. Upon successful completion of all required courses, students participate in an externship in a medical office. Graduates of the program are eligible to take a national certification exam.

After successful completion of the Medical Assistant program, students are eligible to sit for a national exam. This will qualify those students who pass to work in any state.


  • Demonstrate competent patient care of a medical assistant in ambulatory healthcare facilities.
  • Exhibit basic skills of a medical assistant including: obtaining vital signs, phlebotomy, pharmacology, EKG, and assisting providers with specialty examinations.
  • Perform accurate medical documentation, patient education instruction, communication, and apply critical thinking skills in both simulated and clinical settings.
  • Describe the areas of general, clinical, and administrative medical assisting.
  • Demonstrate competencies and skills in preparation for taking a medical assistant national certification examination.
Certificate Courses

Additional Requirements

WorkKeys Assessment: Workplace Documents (Level 5), Graphic Literacy (Level 5), and Applied Math (Level 5). Schedule an appointment here or call (435) 750-3188. Need a review? Enroll directly in Academic Learning.

Individuals must be at least 18 years of age to participate in clinical training.

This certificate requires a non-refundable $50 background check fee and a $45 fee for random drug screen(s).

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Employment Outlook
What is the difference between a job and a career?
The words career and job are very different. To be specific, a job is what you show up to for work; a career spans your lifetime and includes your education, training, professional memberships, and is something you love doing.

Bridgerland Technical College is open year round. Most programs are open-entry, open-exit, which means you can start the program at the first of every month as long as there is space available. Please contact SSA's for questions about this program, or check start dates.

The first step is to fill out the application for Bridgerland Technical College

Logan Campus Application

Pre-Enrollment: WorkKeys Assessment: Workplace Documents (Level 5), Graphic Literacy (Level 5), and Applied Math (Level 5). Call (435) 750-3188 to schedule an appointment or click the link below. Need a review? Enroll directly in Academic Learning. Students must complete the Medical Terminology course with 80% or higher.

Schedule Appointment in Logan

Once the assessment has been met, the next step is to meet with a Student Services Representative to complete your enrollment. You will declare your starting date, enrolled hours, and set up your payment schedule. No appointment is necessary. If you have any questions, Student Services can be reached at 435-753-6780 or

Estimated Tuition & Fees

$3,232 - this is an estimate.
Course fees may vary.

Pell Eligible: Yes

Estimated Equalized Payment:

$359 - based off of full-time enrollment.

Campus Locations


Quick Facts

Certificate Duration

28 credits - 8-10 months

Hours per Week

20-30 hours a week

Certificate Availability

High School Students:
Arranged - varies by school

Adult Students:
Mon - Thurs, 8 am - 5 pm
Friday, 8 am - 2:30 pm

Outcome Data

Reported Annually to the Accrediting Agency Council on Occupational Education

Completion: 88%
Job Placement: 100%
Withdrawal: 12%

Source: COE Report FY2021/2022

Outcome statistics are compiled annually based on Training Outcome surveys conducted with students post-graduation. Data is gathered through coordination with the student, faculty, Student Services Office personnel, and licensing agencies.

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Hours of Operation

Logan Campus - Main
Telephone: 435-753-6780

Student Services
Monday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Wednesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Thursday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Friday: 8 am - 4 pm
Sat/Sun: Closed


Brigham City Campus
Telephone: 435-734-0614

Student Services
Monday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Tuesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Wednesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Thursday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Friday: 7:30 am - 3 pm
Sat/Sun: Closed


Logan Campus - Main . 435-753-6780
1301 North 600 West, Logan, UT 84321

Brigham City Campus . 435-734-0614
325 West 1100 South Brigham City, UT 84302