Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant program

The goal of the Medical Assistant program is to prepare competent, entry-level medical assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains. To achieve this goal, students will be trained in all aspects of medical office practice including administrative tasks and back office clinical tasks. Upon successful completion of all required courses, students will participate in a non-paid externship in a medical office. Graduates of the program will be eligible to take the American Association of Medical Assistants Certified Medical Assistant Certification exam.

Students may take the radiology practical technician portion of the Medical Assistant program as a stand alone course. This course within our Medical Assistant program offers students the opportunity to learn valuable skills in the field of radiology. Students will receive training in necessary aspects of radiology such as the medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, standard radiographic image techniques, use of radiographic equipment, basic physics principles and radiation safety and protection.

The Medical Assistant program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon recommendation of Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756

The exam passage rate for the 2016 graduates is 93.75%, as reported on the MAERB 2018 Annual Report.

Cost Summary


Adult College Admission Fee


Annual High School Student Fee


Student Tuition and Fees
High school students are exempt from Student Tuition and Fees



Certificate Processing Fee
Paid upon program completion

* NOTE: Textbook and material costs are based on Davis Tech’s bookstore prices at the time of publication and are subject to change. There are no charges associated with personal data collection and processes or verification of student identity.

Program Length
1400 hours (15 months)
Main Campus
Monthly Enrollment
Adult Application Dates:
Dec 1, 2019 - Dec 15, 2019
Jan 6, 2020 - Jan 15, 2020
Feb 3, 2020 - Feb 14, 2020
Mar 2, 2020 - Mar 13, 2020

Contact Dee Weaver or Amanda Hollingsworth for details.

Radiology Practical Technician
Training Schedule
Classroom Availability
8am - 11am Mo Tu We Th Fr
12pm - 3pm Mo Tu We Th Fr
NOTE: High school students may request a schedule that coincides with the high school morning bell schedule by notifying Student Services.
Pell Grants
Davis Technical College Credentials
Davis Technical College Certificate of Program Completion
Industry Certifications
The Davis Tech Medical Assistant program provides students with the necessary skills to begin employment in their selected field. Students who complete their program will be prepared to take the tests for the following certifications:
Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification
Certified Medical Assistant (AAMA)
Utah State Board of Education CTE Skill Certificate (High School Students Only)
Medical Assistant: Anatomy and Physiology
Medical Assistant: Clinical and Lab Procedures
Medical Assistant: Medical Office Management
Medical Assistant: Medical Terminology
Placement Rates

NOTE: Placement data is represented as reported to the Council on Occupational Education in the most recent annual report.

Utah Wages
Low Median High
$12.49 $15.54 $19.64
Utah Job Outlook and Work Requirements
Medical Assistants
High School
  1. Verify you meet program Admissions Requirements
  2. Complete the Davis Tech Admissions Application and New Student Orientation
  3. Pay the $45.00 fee to the cashier in Student Services
  4. Take the admissions assessment in the Davis Tech Assessment Center in Student Services
  5. Meet with an Enrollment Technician in Student Services
  6. Begin class