Medical Assistant | WTCS Skip to content

Find Your Program

Career Area: Health Science
Program Number: 50-509-1
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
medical assistant checking vitals


Medical Assistant apprentices perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician.

Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.

Details and Requirements

  • No less than 2,306 hours
  • 306 hours of paid related classroom instruction
  • Must obtain one of these certification credentials: Certified Clinical Medical
    Assistant, Certified Medical Assistant, National Certified Medical Assistant or
    Registered Medical Assistant.
  • Transition-To-Trainer course will be completed in the final year of the

Wisconsin Technical College Medical Assistant Programs