Medical Assistant

The objective of this Medical Assistant program at Peloton College is to prepare the student for employment as an entry-level Medical Assistant performing administrative, clerical, and clinical duties within the health care field.

Graduates from the Medical Assistant Program will have a working knowledge of administrative duties including scheduling appointments, billing, and coding, as well as clinical duties including phlebotomy, ECGs, injections, measuring vital signs, emergencies, and assisting practices in daily operations.

Graduates of the Medical Assistant training program will be eligible to find entry-level employment in a medical office, hospital, and/or other health care facility as a medical assistant, medical clinical assistant, medical office receptionist, lab assistant, or medical records clerk.

The Medical Assisting Program training program can be completed in as little as 9 months or 38 weeks.  Day and evening shifts are available.

Medical Assistant Program Courses

The Medical Assistant Program at Peloton College offers courses in:

Anatomy and Physiology

Electro-cardiography

Vital Signs Theory

Medical Law and Ethics

Medical Assisting Lab Applications

Medical Office Practices & Patient Services

Software in Medical Office

Medical Insurance and Billing

Pharmacology Theory

Hematology/Phlebotomy Theory

Career Development

Medical Assistant Externship

“Peloton College gave me the confidence I needed to become a medical assistant in less than a year! The students and staff welcomed me with open arms at a time in my life when things were pretty crazy. Peloton is for everyone… no matter where you came from or what you’ve been through. They truly value your success!”

– Jayla Mapps, 2018 Valedictorian 

Medical Careers

The demand for medical assistants is high and should continue to grow as the population continues to grow.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) employment of medical assistants in the U.S. is expected to grow 19 percent from 2019 to 2029.1

Graduates of the Medical Assistant training program will possess the knowledge and skills for possible careers as:

  • Medical Assistant
  • Clinical Medical Assistant
  • Medical Office Assistant
  • Administrative Medical Assistant
  • Medical Receptionist
  • Medical Secretary
1Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical Assistants, at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-assistants.htm (visited December 18, 2020). (visited January 11, 2021).
Medical Assistant

Start Your Career Today!

The Career Services department at Peloton College is available to prepare current students and graduates to plan, prepare and promote their careers.

The Career Services department offers job placement assistance, resume writing skills, interviewing techniques, career advice and other services.


For more information about graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, visit:
https://pelotoncollege.edu/student-information/