What This Program Teaches
Prepare patients for examinations
Assist in clinical or patient care procedures
Perform patient education
Perform supervisory tasks
Entry-level medical billing and coding
Perform blood draws
Maintain medical records
In the Medical Assisting program, you may also earn the following certifications:
Graduates of the Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center’s Medical Assisting program can sit for the Registered Medical Assisting (RMA-AMT) exam
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) / First Aid Certification
This program also qualifies for the One-Year Option. Learn more about this program and our partnership with Lorain County Community College (pdf).
Medical Assisting Admission Requirements
Submit a completed program application through https://acwhcc.axstudent.com along with a $50 non-refundable application fee.
No previous or pending disqualifying criminal offenses.
Provide official transcripts or high school diploma or equivalent.
• Faster than average projected job growth
• $34,800 median annual pay in Ohio
Start Dates and Program Cost
August 21, 2023 - May 6, 2024
Monday – Friday
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Books, Supplies, Fees
*Books are subject to change.
Tuition and Financial Aid
Investing in your future is worth the price, but we understand the challenges of budgeting and planning for your future. There may be financial aid opportunities available to you. We're here to help.
Visit our Financial Aid page for the Net Price Calculator, or
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