Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant Program:

  • Medical Terminology
  • Administrative Skills
  • Clinical Skills
  • Certification Review

Medical Secretary Program:

  • Medical Terminology
  • Introduction to Computers
  • Keyboarding/Typing
  • Microsoft Word
  • Office Skills and Business Communications
Antelope Valley Career Center Offers:
  • State-funded programs that are very affordable
  • Teachers are credentialed by the California Commission on teacher credentials
  • Approved courses by the California Department of Education
  • Courses are geared for adults
  • Convenient Hours and Flexible Schedule
  • State of the Art computer labs and software
  • Externship sites are available and recommended
  • Upon completion of these classes and application to CCBMA, students are eligible to take the California Medical Assistants Certification Exam to become certified.

Medical Terminology & Anatomy

Introduction to medical terminology using words, prefixes, suffixes, combining forms, abbreviations and pronunciation. Anatomy includes body systems and structures. Recommended for all medical classes

M W TH 2:00—5:00 pm • TBD
M W TH 5:00—8:00 pm • TBD
Fee: $150 + book

Instructor: Neely

Medical Assistant - Administrative Skills

Communication skills, appointment scheduling, billing, accounts receivables, records, medical laws/ethics, bank- ing, financial management, office skills and receptionist duties.

T&TH 9:00—12:00 pm • TBD
Fee: $200 + books

Instructor: Holston

Medical Assistant - Clinical Skills-CPR

Instruction and hands-on practice to acquire skills to assist physicians. Includes vital signs, surgical procedures, medical office lab skills, administering medications, veni-puncture, EKG, emergency procedures and nutrition. Externship opportunities available

M W F 9:00 am—12:00 pm • TBD
Fee: $250 + books

Instructor: Wallace

Medical Assistant Certification Review

Review of terminology, anatomy, administrative and clinical skills to prepare students for the Medical Assistant Certification Exam

T 5:00—8:00pm • TBD
Fee: $100

Instructor: Lopez

Medical Assistant Certification Exam:

The computer based state certification exam is proctored through Pearson- Vue Testing Centers. Eligible students must have recent work experience or recent formal training in an approved MA program.

Fee: $185 (Basic and two specialties) $145 (Basic and one specialty)


1220 West Ave J
Lancaster, CA 93534

Phone: 661-483-2302
Fax: 661-483-2311