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Medical Assistant

The WVC Medical Assistant program is a four-quarter, limited-enrollment program that prepares individuals to support health care professionals in a variety of health care settings. The program classes are held in the evening M-Th and Saturdays from 8am-5pm. The MA performs duties in both direct patient care (assisting with patient examinations and treatments, administering medication, and monitoring patient response) and medical office management (maintaining medical records, scheduling appointments, and handling insurance and billing procedures). Students who successfully complete the MA program will receive a certificate of completion and, once employed, will be eligible for certification as MAs.

The WVC Medical Assistant program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendation of Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158 Clearwater, FL 33763 727-210-2350

The MAERB requires all accredited programs to publish information on program outcomes data that are reported annually as part of the accreditation process.

Year Retention Placement
2017 94.00% 76.60%
2016 95.24% 87.50%
2015 92.86% 88.24%
2014 95.83% 78.26%
2013 97.67% 85.71%
5 year                94.17% 83.26%


This outcome measures how many entering students stay enrolled in the program to completion.