Medical Assistants perform a wide range of administrative and clinical roles in physicians’ offices and other health care settings. Olympic College offers programs leading to careers as Medical Assistants, Medical Billing and Coding Specialists and Medical Receptionists.


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Gain real-world experience

Gain real-world experience

Our Medical Assisting program helps students enter the workforce with confidence. We equip students with practical skills that ensure you're job ready from day one. Unlock a world of career opportunities while gaining real-world experience.

Academic Programs

Olympic College offers a variety of Medical Assisting classes that prepare students for a range of careers related to Medical Assisting, Medical Billing & Coding, and Medical Receptionist. Consider taking specific classes as distribution requirements and electives that lead to your Associate in Applied Science-Transfer (AAS-T): Medical Assisting, Certificate of Specialization (CS): Medical Assisting, Certificate of Specialization (CS): Medical Billing & Coding, or Certificate of Completion (CC): Medical Receptionist, 

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    Prerequisites & Student Requirements
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    To begin any of the Medical Assisting programs on a full-time basis, students will need:

    Placement assessment scores for Math placing students in MATH 099 or higher. Alternatively, successful completion of MATH 094 with a grade of 2.0 or higher.

    Placement assessment scores for English placing students in ENGL& 101. Alternatively, successful completion of ENGL 099 with a grade of 2.0 or higher.

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    Please refer to our Student Handbook for information on our program requirements, expectations and resources.

    Student Handbook

    Faculty Advisors

    Every student is assigned an advising team consisting of your Student Success Coach and Faculty Advisor. Your Faculty Advisor is determined once you decide on your specific academic program. The following professors are Faculty Advisors for Medical Assisting programs.

    Academic Division

    Medical Assisting, Medical Billing & Coding, and Medical Receptionist programs are part of the Healthcare Division. Visit the Healthcare Division webpage for more info, including support resources and services, and contact info for division staff and the dean. The division office can assist you with:

    • Advising
    • Connecting with faculty
    • Finding campus resources
    • Program admissions, and more...