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Medical Assistant

Medical assisting is a fast growing profession that is versatile, interesting, and schedule friendly. Medical assistants have diversified skills that allow them to work in a variety of medical office settings.  Many medical offices allow the medical assistant to work daytime hours and to have weekends and holidays off, while others may work evening hours allowing for flexibility in scheduling work hours to fit individual preferences.

Federal Gainful Employment Information.

Differential Tuition

The Emma Eccles Jones College of Education & Human Services may charge differential tuition for this program. Differential tuition is an added cost per credit for courses in the program. See the last page in the USU Tuition & Fee schedule for more information.

With a medical assistant certificate of completion, students may pursue the following careers:

  • Medical Assistant
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • You can work as a Medical Assistant in a family practice, pediatric practice, urgent care, at offices that specialize in one body system, as well as some surgical outpatient clinics.

Select degrees and programs are not available at all Utah State University locations. Please contact a regional campus advisor to verify program availability.