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Most Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 courses will be held online or as hybrid (classroom/online). Certain courses that require a hands-on component will be held in-person. The College is open to assist you both virtually and at some select physical locations. Visit for more information.

Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Medical Assistant Program

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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.  

Program Options

Program Outcomes

Over the past five years, the Medical Assistant Program at Delaware County Community College has awarded 89 associate degrees and 53 certificates. Graduate surveys for both programs demonstrated 100 percent satisfaction rates.  

Degree/Certificate Retention
Job Placement
Exam Participation
2017 and 2018
Associate Degree 92% 75% 100%
Certificate 82.35% 92.86% 100%

*These program outcomes reflect data from 2017and 2018 and is based on the most recent annual report (2019) submitted to the Medical Assistant Review Board and the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs.