Medical Assistant

Next class starts: January 3, 2023

View full schedule here.

Registration Eligibility: Adults & High School Seniors

High school students must be age 16 or older. Learn more.

Transfer Credit Opportunity

Credit hours for completing this program can be transferred to UVU. Learn more.

Locations

Lehi Main Campus
Orem Campus
Provo Campus
Spanish Fork Campus
Wasatch West Campus

84%

Graduation rate

79%

Job placement

$37,000

Avg. salary

Medical Assistants (MA’s) help keep the healthcare industry running. With their knowledge of administrative and clinical tasks in the offices of physicians and other health practitioners, medical assistants  take and record personal information from patients and keep it confidential. 

In MTECH’s Medical Assistant program, you will learn how to collect and prepare laboratory specimens, perform basic laboratory tests, and handle a variety of administrative skills.  Examples of clinical and administrative skills are listed below.

  • Taking and recording medical histories
  • Taking and recording vital signs
  • Explaining treatment procedures to patients
  • Preparing patients for examinations
  • Assisting physicians during examinations
  • Preparing medical instruments
  • Prescriptions
  • Pharmacology
  • Explaining procedure
  • Patient prep for examinations
  • Injections
  • Handling biohazardous materials
  • Drawing blood
  • IV placement
  • Lab procedures
  • Preparing Patients for X-Rays
  • Preparing & performing EKG’s, X-Rays, Ultrasounds
  • Assisting with minor surgeries
  • Changing dressings/bandaging
  • Removing Sutures

This program is eligible for Financial and Veterans Aid! Learn more

For more information, contact the Program Coordinator.
Deborah Romero
Deborah Romero

dromero@mtec.edu

Adults and high school seniors are eligible to enroll.

Registration dates for Lehi, Orem, Provo, Spanish Fork, and Wasatch campuses
 AUGUST 2022
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OCTOBER  2022
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JANUARY  2023
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MARCH 2023
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JUNE 2023
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REGISTRATION DATE08/01/202209/26/202212/12/202202/27/202305/22/2023
START DATE08/16/202210/03/202201/03/202303/06/202306/05/2023
  • Students should coordinate with home high school counselors prior to registration.
  • Students enrolling in this program must meet with an MTECH Academic and Career Counselor prior to registration. High School students are encouraged to be accompanied by a parent. To schedule an appointment please visit mtec.edu/counseling.
  • Students are required to take the MTECH Entrance Assessment and score a passing rate of: Math: 2: English: B or provide alternative documentation to prove competency. The Entrance Assessment is free and takes about an hour to complete. To learn more visit mtec.edu/testing.
  • Students must have documentation of all required immunizations prior to registration, which include: 2 MMR, Hepatitis B (3 series), Varicella, TDAP, and a current TB skin test (PPD). Please fill out this immunization pre-requisite form at least three business days before registration opens. Note: some externship facilities may require additional immunizations/vaccines.
SECTIONCAMPUSROOM #START DATEEND DATESTART TIMEEND TIMEDAYS
2022-2023Lehi Main Campus209This program will start on the following dates: April 4, 2022 May 2, 2022 August 16, 2022 October 3, 2022 January 3, 2023 March 6, 2023 June 5, 2023Varies depending on completion of program requirements7:30 AM10:30 AMM-Th
2022-2023Lehi Main Campus209Varies depending on completion of program requirements11:30 AM2:30 PMM-Th
2022-2023Lehi Main Campus209Varies depending on completion of program requirements2:45 PM5:45 PMM-Th
2022-2023Lehi Main Campus209Varies depending on completion of program requirements6:00 PM9:00 PMM-Th
2022-2023Orem Campus114Varies depending on completion of program requirements7:30 AM10:30 AMM-Th
2022-2023Orem Campus114Varies depending on completion of program requirements11:45 AM2:45 PMM-Th
2022-2023Provo Campus201Varies depending on completion of program requirements7:30 AM10:30 AMM-Th
2022-2023Provo Campus201Varies depending on completion of program requirements11:30 AM2:30 PMM-Th
2022-2023Provo Campus201Varies depending on completion of program requirements2:45 PM5:45 PMM-Th
2022-2023Provo Campus201Varies depending on completion of program requirements6:00 PM9:00 PMM-Th
2022-2023Spanish Fork Campus221Varies depending on completion of program requirements7:30 AM10:30 AMM-Th
2022-2023Spanish Fork Campus221Varies depending on completion of program requirements11:45 AM2:45 PMM-Th
2022-2023Spanish Fork Campus221Varies depending on completion of program requirements2:50 PM5:50 PMM-Th
2022-2023Spanish Fork Campus221Varies depending on completion of program requirements6:00 PM9:00 PMM-Th
2022-2023Wasatch West Campus28Varies depending on completion of program requirements7:30 AM10:30 AMM-Th
2022-2023Wasatch West Campus28Varies depending on completion of program requirements11:30 AM2:30 PMM-Th
Varies depending on completion of program requirements
Varies depending on completion of program requirements
Varies depending on completion of program requirements
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Total hours: 900 

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Tuition/FeesCost
Tuition:$1,890.00
Registration Fee:$40.00
Application Fee:$0.00
Required Materials:$248.95
Industry Exam Fee:$155.00
Student Fees:$640.00
Facilities Fee:$50.00
Tuition/Fees Subtotal:$2,775.00
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Required MaterialsQuantityNotes (ISBN numbers, etc)Cost
Blesi’s Medical Assistant Textbook, 9th Edition1 9th edition: 978-035-750-2815 $108.95
Scrubs2Cost my vary; students will order scrubs through AllHeart $100.00
Blood Pressure Cuff & Stethoscope1Available in the MTECH Bookstore or from AllHeart$40.00
EHR Go Software1Included in Student Fees$0.00
Total Cost of Required Materials$248.95
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Optional MaterialsNotes (ISBN numbers, quantity, etc)Cost
NHA National Medical Assistant Exam Feena$155.00
Total Cost of Optional Materials$155.00
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  • MTECH Certificate in Medical Assistant
  • Healthcare Provider BLS and First Aid Certification
  • Students are prepared to sit for the NHA National Medical Assistant Licensure Exam; Exam fees are included in the cost of the program

At MTECH, you will join an exclusive group of graduates who benefit from a commitment to excellence shared by everyone at the school. From instructors who deliver a relevant, industry-driven curriculum to academic and career counselors focused on ensuring you have the tools you need to succeed, we all share the same goal: your success as a student. 

If you want to take the nursing pathway, start with your CNA license. If you want to become a PA or Physician, start with Medical Assistant.

Program length
12 months
Total cost
$3,024
Lehi Main Campus
Orem Campus
Provo Campus
Spanish Fork Campus
Wasatch West Campus
Program length
12 mos
Total cost
$3,024
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