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Get to Know our Medical Assisting Program, with our Featured Student Spotlight Series

At Central Coast College, we know you have choices when it comes to choosing a school for your medical assisting training. Why choose CCC? Few other schools offer the supportive community culture combined with career placement assistance that Central Coast College provides. Students choose Central Coast College for our focused career training programs, achievable in a short amount of time, and designed to prepare you with the competitive skills you need to confidently enter the job market. Check out this Student Spotlight, featuring CCC medical assisting student Eunice Medrano, to learn more about Central Coast College, our 46-week Medical Assisting diploma program, and why so many students just like you choose CCC for their healthcare career training. Get to know us better, with this edition of our Featured Student Spotlight Series.  

Eunice Medrano, Medical Assisting program

A mother of four children, ages 4,7,10 and 11, Eunice is a student in CCC’s Medical Assisting program. Eunice attends CCC because she wants to set a good example for her children and according to Eunice’s Instructor, Madlene Moore-Condon, MSN, RN, “Eunice, you are doing just that!” Moore-Condon chose Eunice for the Student Spotlight because Eunice “is an exemplary example of what hard work and focus can accomplish.” Moore-Condon praised Eunice for her hard work and dedication, saying, “She attends the morning class and yesterday I went to the afternoon class to say hello and who would I find but Eunice. She said she was here helping other students and getting additional practice for her skills! At Central Coast we have Saturday skills lab, Eunice attends as many of those as she can, always helpful to her peers.” 

The Medical Assisting Program at Central Coast College

Central Coast College’s Medical Assisting program teaches students the clinical and administrative skills needed for entry-level positions as medical assistants. The Medical Assistant diploma program can be completed in as few as 46 weeks! CCC’s flexible hybrid learning model includes a combination of hands-on instruction and online theory coursework. The hybrid-online format is perfect for busy and working students. Students can attend school to pursue their healthcare career dream, even while working their current job and/or attending to family and caretaking responsibilities. Our flexible programs make career training accessible even to busy, working parents.  

Learning from dedicated, experienced instructors, students in CCC’s Medical Assistant program learn the practical skills they need to enter the job market with confidence. Students learn to perform clinical and administrative tasks, including front office management, patient intake and preparing patients for procedures, measuring patients’ vital signs, administering medications and injections, and using the Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system. CCC’s Clinical Medical Assistant program can be completed in as few as 46 weeks, and graduates receive a Certificate of Completion, Medical Assisting diploma and are prepared to test for the nationally-recognized CMA certification. 

Central Coast College graduates enter the job market with the support of CCC’s Career Services department. Central Coast College is committed to assisting our program graduates in the pursuit of stable, rewarding employment, and the Career Services department provides every student with a wide range of career support services, including resume writing assistance, job searching and networking, interviewing skills, and comprehensive job placement assistance. While the school cannot guarantee employment upon graduation, CCC instructors and Career Services staff consistently seek to assist students with employment opportunities prior to and after graduation. At Central Coast College we are committed to offering both a quality educational experience, and individualized job placement assistance, so graduates can utilize the knowledge and skills they have gained to successfully enter their chosen career fields.

Students like Eunice choose Central Coast College’s Medical Assisting program, because CCC’s program program is focused, achievable in a short amount of time, and provides the competitive skills needed for today’s job market. Why should you choose Central Coast College for your medical assisting training? Come to CCC for a focused Medical Assisting program that can be achieved in a short amount of time, a supportive community culture, and hands-on competitive skills training. With Central Coast College in Salinas, California, you can gain the skills, knowledge, and practical experience you need to enter the healthcare field with confidence. If you are ready to take the next step towards your medical assisting career, Central Coast College is here to help you make it happen! Call 831-424-6767 or click here to get started today!

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