Medical Assisting Program

Mount Wachusett Community College
444 Green Street
Gardner, MA 01440-1000

P: (978) 632-6600 Ext:357
F: (978) 630-9565

Director: Brenda M. Tatro

Contact: Brenda M. Tatro
P: (978) 632-6600
F: (978) 630-9565

Medical Assisting Program

Year Program started: 1997

Max. Participants/Year: 24

Program Timeframe: September - May (one-year certificate program) and ( two-year Associate degree program)

Academic Level Targeted: College

Racial/Ethnic Focus: Any racial/ethnic group

Type of Program: Career/academic planning

Program Attributes: For credit, Financial aid provided, Counseling provided, Mentors/advisors provided

Program Acceptance Requirements: class year (post-secondary), GPA/academic standing (Must meet specific academic requirements and technical standards.)

Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: N/A

Additional Comments: Medical assisting is a multi-skilled allied health profession. Practitioners work primarily in ambulatory care settings such as medical offices and clinics. This program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).