Degrees and Programs
Medical Assisting is an allied health profession in ambulatory medical offices and clinics primarily. Medical Assistants provide both administrative and clinical procedures and healthcare in direct patient care experiences. This program is a joint cooperative arrangement with Central Community College and Northeast Community College. General education and academic support courses are provided by Northeast. Clinical experience is provided in cooperation with area medical providers in and around Norfolk, Nebraska, and our area hospitals. The degree is granted by Central Community College.
The Central Community College Medical Assisting Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB), Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 25400 US Highway 19 N, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763, (727) 210-2350.
Graduates of the Medical Assisting program are encouraged to take the AAMA certification exam.