Medical Assistant Program

Kickstart Your Medical Journey with CCI’s Hybrid-Online Medical Assistant Program in California

Get job-ready in under 10 months with California Career Institute’s accredited Medical Assistant Program. Enjoy flexible schedules, and benefit from financial aid options for those who qualify.

Top Reasons to Become a Medical Student

Embark on a rewarding healthcare journey with California Career Institute’s (CCI) Medical Assistant Program. With our blend of online and hands-on training, you can become a skilled Medical Assistant in less than 10 months.

  • Job Outlook: The demand for Medical Assistants is projected to grow by 16% from 2021 to 2031, significantly faster than the average for all occupations. This growth is expected to generate an average of 123,000 job openings each year over the next decade.
  • Flexible Work Schedules: As a Medical Assistant, you can enjoy the flexibility of full-time or part- time roles, with opportunities to work evenings, weekends, or holidays. You’re the boss
  • Key Tasks: As a Medical Assistant, you’ll be an essential member of the healthcare team, undertaking key tasks such as recording patient histories, measuring vital signs, assisting physicians with examinations, administering medications, scheduling appointments, preparing lab samples, and managing medical records.

So, what are you waiting for? Take the first step towards a fulfilling career in healthcare with CCI’s Medical Assistant Program. Enroll today and join the ranks of our successful graduates working in this high-demand field.

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Medical Assistant Duties

Medical assistants typically do the following:

  • Record patient history and personal information
  • Measure vital signs, such as blood pressure
  • Help physicians with patient examinations
  • Give patients injections or medications as directed by physicians and as permitted by state law
  • Schedule patient appointments
  • Prepare blood samples for laboratory tests
  • Enter patient information into medical records

Medical assistants held about 743,500 jobs in 2021. The largest employers of medical assistants were as follows:

Offices of physicians 58%
Hospitals; state, local, and private 15%
Outpatient care centers 9%
Offices of chiropractors 4%

Why Choose California Career Institute’s Medical Assistant Program?

  • Hybrid-Online Format: Our program offers the convenience of online learning paired with practical, hands-on training. This dynamic approach allows you to balance your studies with your personal and professional commitments, preparing you for a seamless transition into the healthcare field.
  • Less Than 10 Months: Our streamlined curriculum is designed to fast-track your education. You can complete our program in under 10 months, equipping you with the skills and knowledge you need to start your career as a Medical Assistant sooner.
  • Financial Aid: At CCI, we believe that financial constraints should not limit your educational pursuits. We offer financial aid to those who qualify, making our program accessible and affordable.
  • Externships: Practical experience is paramount in healthcare. We provide externship opportunities at numerous locations, enabling you to apply your newfound knowledge in real-world settings and gain invaluable industry exposure.
  • Job Placement Assistance: Your success is our priority. We offer comprehensive job placement assistance to help you with employment after graduation.

Going to CCI was a no brainer. The class schedules were super convenient even for someone like me working full time I was able to complete the program.


LVN , Hoag Medical

With a cost effective Medical Assistant program,California Career Institute was an easy choice.  Took classes during the week online, then in person on Saturdays.  Perfect for my schedule.


Nursing Student

Thanks to CCI, I was able to complete my MA program in less then a year and dive into my new career. Teachers were very helpful and the financial aid programs were clutch in helping me attend. Thank you!


Medical Assistant, UCI

Started my career with CCI and now I’m a full time RN doing what I love to do. The program and faculty were amazing. Thank you for all you’ve done for me!


RN, Kaiser Permanente

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Anaheim, CA 92806

LOS ANGELES – Hawthorne

11633 Hawthorne Blvd. #201

Los Angeles, CA 90250

About Us

California Career Institute was founded in 2009 by Dr. Rafat Qahoush.

Our incredible teachers are equipped with years of hands on experience and degrees up to PHD levels in their fields of study.

Our owners are Nurses by profession understanding the needs of evolving and upcoming healthcare professionals.

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CCI provides career guidance and assistance but does not guarantee employment.

Transfer credits are evaluated on an individual basis. Not all credits are eligible to transfer. See the School Catalog for transfer credit policies. Transfer credits are evaluated on an individual basis. Not all credits are eligible to transfer. See the School Catalog for transfer credit policies.CCI cannot guarantee employment, salary, or career advancement. Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Find disclosures on graduation rates, student financial obligations and more at Programs may vary by location and modality; see school catalog for details at Disclosure — CCI ( Career Institute is accredited by ACCET, the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training, a nationally accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.