With classes held in the evenings at LCJVS, this program is a
great option for students of all ages, including working adults
looking to change career paths. To learn more about this
certificate program, attend one of these upcoming information
• Wednesday, July 21, 2021; Monday, July 26; and Wednesday,
August 4, 2021.
All information sessions are held at 5 p.m. at the Lorain County
JVS, 15181 OH-58, Oberlin, OH. Register for any of these
sessions at www.lorainccc.edu/health/medical-assisting.
Medical assistants may focus on clinical tasks such as taking
medical histories and vital signs, assisting during examinations
or procedures, and collecting or preparing laboratory specimens.
In other practices, medical assistants deal with the
administrative end of the office by answering telephones,
scheduling appointments, handling insurance forms and billing,
purchasing equipment and supplies and more.
LCCC’s medical assisting certificate program has a high
employment rate and many graduates find job placement before
completing the program. The future employment for this field is
projected to grow by 19 percent by 2029, with a median salary of
more than $35,000, according the U.S. Bureau of Labor
Students in this hands-on program will earn American Heart
Association Basic Life Support provider and First Aid and Safety
cards. Additionally, upon competition of the medical assisting
certificate program, students will be eligible to sit for
examination to become certified medical assistants (CMA).
Should students wish to continue their education, LCCC offers
associate of applied science degrees in medical assisting with a
focus in either administrative or clinical skills. A variety of
bachelor’s degrees in healthcare pathways are available through
LCCC’s University Partnership.
LCCC’s medical assisting certificate program may also be
completed at the LCCC Community Learning Center at Lorain High
Learn more or register for an information session at www.lorainccc.edu/health/medical-assisting.