Medical Assistant

Medical Assistants perform a variety of basic medical duties, mostly in medical office settings. LBCC's Medical Assistant program is a two-year Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree program that provides training in office administration, medical procedures and people skills necessary for a successful medical career.

Learn how to:

  • Enter orders in electronic medical records
  • Assist physicians with exams and procedures
  • Take patient histories
  • Record vital signs
  • Collect and prepare laboratory specimens
  • Prepare patients for exams, X-rays, and procedures
  • Take EKGs
  • Draw blood, dress wounds, and other duties
  • Give injections

Medical Assistant Handout (pdf)

NOTE: This program has special admission requirements and enrollment limits, with class cohorts beginning each fall. For more information, see the "Program Information" link below.