Medical Assisting/Medical Laboratory Assistant

MLA_WebProgram Description:

Medical assistants are multi-skilled health care professionals who are qualified to perform administrative, clinical and laboratory procedures. Graduates of SPCC’s CAAHEP-accredited Medical Assisting program may be eligible to sit for the American Association of Medical Assistants’ certification examination to become certified medical assistants.

The Medical Assisting program at SPCC is designed to provide the knowledge and skills needed to pass the Medical Assistants’ certification examination.

Course work emphasizes:

  • Coding and processing insurance
  • Medical transcription
  • Laboratory procedures
  • Ethical/legal issues


For a complete listing of pre-requisites, admission requirements, class listing, and estimated program cost click Medical Assisting Admission Booklet 2017 (includes day and evening options).

NOTE: Criteria is reviewed periodically and is subject to change.

Career Opportunities:MA Program Outcomes
Medical assistant
Office laboratory technician
Practice manager
Insurance filing
Coding and billing
Ambulatory care center
File clerk/supervisor
Outpatient care
Nursing care facilities

Medical Assisting Faculty & Staff:

laney,lori_cropped_for_webLori Laney
Program Director, Medical Assisting





maile_nelson-133pxMaile Nelson
Faculty, Medical Assisting/Medical Laboratory





Tara Carriker
Faculty, Medical Assisting




bradley,alice_croppedAlice Bradley
Dean, Allied Health & Nursing