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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 Assisting program at Delaware County Community College has a job placement rate average of 71 percent for associate degree students and 67 percent for certificate students, a retention rate of 84 percent for the associate degree and 81 percent for the certificate of proficiency, and a certification exam passing rate of 71 percent for the degree and 69 percent for the certificate.

Degree/Certificate Year Retention Placement Exam Participation Exam Pass No. of Grads
Associate Degree Five-Year Avg. 83.5% 70.54% 95.77% 70.59% 112
Certificate Five-Year Avg. 81.08% 66.67% 100% 68.75% 57