The Medical Assisting Program (MDA) offers numerous program options including a Certificate program or an Associate Degree program. Both clinical and administrative skills are included in the course work. Upon successful completion of the Medical Assisting Certificate program, students are eligible to sit for the American Association of Medical Assistant (AAMA) certification exam. OCC students have had a 100% success rate on this exam from 2001 to present. The program also has a 100% graduate satisfaction rating for the past five reporting years. The exam passage rate for the 2016 graduates is 100%.
Individual certificates of achievement are also offered. Each option offers students marketable skills in many health care professions.
Oakland Community College Medical Assisting Program has partnered with MI Works and Henry Ford Health System to offer a Paid Tuition Medical Assistant Apprenticeship Program. Students selected for the apprenticeship program will be hired by Henry Ford Health System and will remain with the organization after successful completion of the program. Contact Sherry Kless at MI Works (248-691-8437 ext. 2970) for more information.