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Clinical Medical Assisting

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Clinical Medical Assisting Program

MCC students role-playing a typical doctor’s office visit as a patient and a Medical Assistant. 

Midwestern Career College’s Clinical Medical Assisting program prepares students in attaining theoretical and practical knowledge in the realm of medical assisting. The program focuses on clinical and administrative duties performed by medical assistants, which include phlebotomy, EKG, and patient care. Upon successful completion of the program students will be familiar with medical terminology, medical procedures, as well as be equipped to perform administrative capabilities within a medical facility.

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Campus:Study format:Start date:
Chicago MainHybrid4/29/2024 (PM)
Evergreen ParkHybrid4/29/2024 (PM)
Program Length: 60 Instructional Weeks/3 Terms

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MCC’s Clinical Medical Assisting program has been chosen as one of the Preferred Partner Pathways Programs of the University of Chicago Medical Center (UChicago Medicine)

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Program Length

  • 60 weeks (3 terms)
  • 930 clock hours
  • 42 semester credit hours


MCC’s Clinical Medical Assisting program includes an 165-hour clinical externship at an MCC-affiliated site. This externship provides a unique opportunity for a real-life field and patient-care experience, proving invaluable experience for students in their transition from an academic setting into the work environment.

Career Outlook

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (B.L.S.),  medical assistant employment is expected to grow by 14% from 2022–2032. The B.L.S. also has information on career outlook for medical assistants. Check out job listings in the Chicagoland area for medical assistants on Indeed, Career Builder, and

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203 N. LaSalle St.
Chicago, IL 60601

312-236-9000 ext. 1



Mon – Thu 9:00A.M. – 6:00P.M.

Fri 9:00A.M. – 4:00P.M.



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