Clinical Medical Assisting Program

Man and woman assistants in hospital with patients in bright setting

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.

Campus:Study format:Start date:
Chicago LaSalle Branch CampusHybrid9/20/2021 (AM Cohorts)
Chicago LaSalle Branch CampusHybrid10/25/2021 (PM Cohorts)
Naperville Campus ExtensionHybrid9/20/2021 (AM Cohorts)
Evergreen Park Campus Extension (new location coming Fall 2021)Hybrid9/20/2021 (AM Cohorts)
Evergreen Park Campus Extension (new location coming Fall 2021)Hybrid10/25/2021 (PM Cohorts)
Program Length: 60 Instructional Weeks/3 Terms

Program Length

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


MCC’s Medical Assistant Program requires an 165-hour 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.

This program is in the process of being approved for Title IV eligibility. The decision is expected soon.

Admissions Contact Info


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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