Curriculum

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 a Clinical Procedures Lab to build your knowledge in the field.

Medical Assistant

Career Diploma 9 months As low as $59/mo
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Medical Assistant Diploma Curriculum

  • 11 courses
  • 91.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
  • 34 exams
  • 1 externship
  • 5 submitted projects


Estimated completion time:

  • Fast track = 9 months
  • Average time = 15 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.

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

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