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Medical Assistant
Diploma Program

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Graduate in 30 weeks
*Financing options available
Extensive career services
Get the high-demand skills
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Why Sumner?
Graduate in 30 weeks
*Financing options available
Extensive career services
Get the high-demand skills

Get the high-demand skills and training you need to pursue a rewarding career path in the healthcare industry.

Our 30-week Medical Assisting program features an off-site externship at an affiliated healthcare facility where you will apply your skills in a real work environment.

You will also be prepared you to sit the exam for Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) certification through the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA). Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

How will becoming a medical assistant
change your future?

You will be prepared for a
high-demand career path
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment of medical assistants is projected to grow 29% from 2016 to 2026. That’s much faster than the average for all occupations.
You will have a career with
job and income security
In Oregon alone, there is an anticipated need for close to 14,000 medical assistants, each earning a median annual salary of $34,050. Salaries increase with time and experience, as do your opportunities to pursue more senior roles in healthcare.
Your CMA certification will
make you more marketable
All successful graduates of our program are eligible to sit for the AAMA’s Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) certification exam. Recognized across the country, the CMA credential represents the highest standards of professionalism in the field, making you instantly more marketable in your job search.
You can work in a wide range of
healthcare environments
Medical assistants have the advantage of pursuing career opportunities in a wide range of workplaces, including physicians’ offices, hospitals, outpatient care centers, medical research centers, diagnostic laboratories, nursing care facilities and much more.

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