Medical Assistant Diploma Curriculum

Penn Foster’s online, self-paced Medical Assistant Diploma Program can help students prepare for industry-standard exams from home. Geared toward building foundational skills, you’ll cover courses from an Introduction to Medical Terminology to Clinical Procedures.

Medical Assistant

Career Diploma

11 months

As low as $59/mo

1-800-471-3232 (10AM - 6:30PM ET)

Medical Assistant Diploma Curriculum

  • 61.3 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
  • 31 exams
  • 5 projects

Estimated completion time:

  • Fast track = 11 months
  • Average time = 16 months

With Penn Foster, you can learn at whatever pace works best for you. Some learners will be more comfortable moving faster, and dedicating more time, and the fast track estimate will apply to them. The average track will apply to most learners who can dedicate a few hours per week to completing their coursework. The estimated completion times are based on completion times for learners enrolled in this program from May 2021 - April 2022, excluding withdrawals.

Note: We reserve the right to change program content and materials when it becomes necessary.

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