Medical professionals are team players - and with a certification from the Medical
Assistant Training program at Mesa College, you will be one step closer to excelling
in your position as a medical assistant in the healthcare field. The training program's
classes will help you hone the communication skills you need to work with patients and
ensure your technical competence when assisting with exams, lab tests, injections,
blood pressure tests, and electrocardiograms. As a key office person, you will also
learn how to perform office bookkeeping, schedule surgeries, maintain records, and
complete insurance forms. Your experiential learning, guided by expert faculty in
the Medical Assistant Training program, will show you the game-changing effects of
your assistance first-hand, as you lighten doctors’ medical and administrative duties so
they can offer care to even more patients. With the tools to support smooth operations
within medical facilities, you will be on your way to your career as a medical assistant.
San Diego Mesa College has been named a Preferred Provider of Healthcare talent by
employers via San Diego Regional EDC’s Advancing San Diego program. With this designation,
our students will receive access to professional development opportunities and connections
to industry. Learn more at advancingSD.org
Ready to take your next step toward a career as a medical assistant? Here are some
frequently asked questions about medical assistant training at San Diego Mesa College.
Program Learning Outcomes
At San Diego Mesa College, the Medical Assisting program is overviewed by an Advisory Committee.
View the Medical Assisting Program Policy Manual.