Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Medical Assistant Program

Medical Assistant Program


The Medical Assistant Program prepares students to work in the health care field as assistants to physicians and other professionals in a variety of ambulatory care settings. The responsibilities of a medical assistant include administrative and clinical duties. The College's program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education under recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board.  


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Program Outcomes

Over the past five years, the Medical Assistant Program at Delaware County Community College has awarded 91 associate degrees and 53 certificates. Graduate and employer surveys for both programs demonstrated 100 percent satisfaction rates.  

Degree/Certificate Year Retention Job Placement Exam Participation Exam Pass
Associate Degree 2016 83% 80% 100% 71%
Certificate 2016 70% 71% 100% 69%

*These program outcomes reflect the 2016 data based on the most recent annual report submitted to the Medical Assistant Review Board and the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs