Medical Assisting

Medical assisting is projected to grow 27% between 2014-2024. Chabot College's Medical Assisting program offers both a degree and certificate program with classes, labs, and clinical experiences in local community health care facilities. This will help you prepare to meet the needs of patients and physicians as medical assistants.

Upon satisfactory completion of the Medical Assisting Curriculum, the graduate is eligible to take the Certified Medical Assistant Exam (CMA-AAMA) sponsored by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA).


2020 Annual Report Form (ARF)

The medical assisting program had a retention rate of 90% for the admission cohort that entered in 2019.


Contact Us

Kristina Perkins
Program Director
Building 400, office 403J, 1st fl
(510) 723-7211

Hours HOURS: Posted at office door


Our Medical Assisting program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).


For program maps, visit the Learning & Career Pathways website.
Programs Associate
Certificate Noncredit
Medical Assisting




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