Medical Assisting



2015 MA application now available!

The application for starting the MA degree or certificate in fall 2015 is now available! Click here to be taken to the application. Feel free to contact Entry & Advising with questions about prerequisites or completing the application.

What can I do with an MA degree or certificate? 

The MA degree/certificate program is designed to train students to work as a member of a health care team, performing a broad range of clinical and administrative tasks under the supervision of a physician, physician's assistant or nurse practitioner. Several areas of specialization are available as described below.

Degree/certificate information

The different areas of specialization within the WCC Medical Assisting program are as follows:


8525815242_8qNcHWhatcom Community College Medical Assisting Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). CAAHEP, 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 727-210-2350.