Medical Assisting Preparation Employment Concentration

In the Medical Assisting Employment Concentration Certificate students receive training in medical terminology, medical ethics, medical assisting administrative and medical assisting clinical. Students develop knowledge and skills in the administrative and clinical aspects of medical assisting and are able to utilize these course to complete certificate and degree programs in medical assisting.


Design Your Future!

Begin by exploring MSJC program maps to find a career or transfer opportunities.  Program maps show the recommended sequence of courses that lead to graduation or transfer. The maps were developed by program experts to give you the skills and knowledge you need to succeed.    

  • Starting in Spring? Choose Fall Semester 1 courses.   
  • Are you a part-time student?  Start Fall Semester 1 courses and follow the course sequence.
Plan of Study Grid
Fall Semester 1Units
MA-122 Medical Ethics (formerly AH-122) 3
MA-772 Administrative Medical Assisting (formerly MA-072) 3
MA-773 Clinical Medical Assisting (formerly MA-073) 4
AH-105 Medical Terminology 3
 Total Units13
Course Title Credits
Required Courses
MA-772Administrative Medical Assisting (formerly MA-072)3
MA-773Clinical Medical Assisting (formerly MA-073)4
MA-122Medical Ethics (formerly AH-122)3
AH-105Medical Terminology3
Total Units13

Discover information about careers that interest you!

  1. Take a Career Quiz to learn about yourself and receive career suggestions based on your interests. 
  2. Search available in-demand jobs in your career areas of interest and find up-to-date salaries and education requirements. 
  3. Find the MSJC Program that connects your interests to a career.

Note: There are no guaranteed positions for students completing these programs. Education and work experience required will vary by employer. The salary and benefits for specific occupations will be dependent on work experience, education, background, and employer.