Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant

Program: 31-509-1
  • Technical Diploma
  • 2 15 Week Terms
  • 36 Credits
  • Financial Aid Eligible
  • Starts Fall/Spring
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  • Courses
  • Admissions Information
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Before you see your physician during a typical office visit, it’s very likely you’ll interact with a medical assistant first. Medical assistants serve an important role on the healthcare team by performing a wide variety of clinical and clerical skills. If you want a career that features opportunities to work in the administrative, laboratory, and patient care areas of a physician’s office or clinic, medical assisting may be just what you’re looking for.


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Medical Assistant

NOTE: To see the order of courses you will take for this program, please view the Program Sheet.

Catalog NumberClass TitleCredits
 Term 1 
10501101Medical Terminology3
10501104Healthcare Customer Service2
10501107Introduction to Healthcare Computing2
31509301Medical Assistant Administrative Procedures2
10806103Body Structure and Function OR 31509302 Human Body in Health & Disease (3 credits)3
10530182Human Diseases for Health Professions OR 31509302 Human Body in Health & Disease (3 credits)3
31509303Medical Assistant Laboratory Procedures 12
31509304Medical Assistant Clinical Procedures 1 4
 Term 2 
10501102Health Insurance and Reimbursement OR 31509307 Med Office Insurance & Finance (2 credits)3
31509305Medical Assistant Laboratory Procedures 22
31509306Medical Assistant Clinical Procedures 2 3
31501308Pharmacology for Allied Health 2
31509309Medical Law, Ethics & Profess2
31509310Medical Assistant Practicum3

Admissions Steps

Request and complete a student application and mail to LTC at 1290 North Avenue, Cleveland, WI 53015 or print out the application. Or you can apply online.

Entrance Assessment Scores

Accuplacer/ACT scores will be used to develop your educational plan. Please contact your program counselor/advisor at 920-693-1109.

Approximate Costs

$132 per credit (resident)
$198 per credit (out-of-state resident)
Other fees vary by program (books, supplies, materials, tools, uniforms, health-related exams, etc)

For the most current cost information see the LTC Program Costs Brochure.

Functional Abilities

Functional abilities are the basic duties that a student must be able to perform with or without reasonable accommodations. At the post-secondary level, students must meet these requirements, and they cannot be modified.

Want more information?

  • Submit your questions online
  • Call 1.888.GO TO LTC, Ext. 1109

Medical Assistant courses are offered during the day, Monday through Friday.

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