Program: Medical Office Administrative Assistant (221-285-89)
Award: Career Studies Certificate 

Program Purpose:

The program is designed to prepare students for employment in medical office operations.

What will I learn?

Students successfully completing this program will possess knowledge and skills to work in a medical office setting.

How long will I need to be in college?

A college-ready student attending Camp full-time can complete this career studies certificate in two semesters. 

What job or career can I get with this career studies certificate?

Upon completion of the program, graduates will possess the knowledge and skills required to work in a medical office setting.  

What is the job outlook for graduates from this program?

As of the first quarter of 2020, total employment in the Hampton Roads Workforce Region for Medical Assistants was 3,586.  Over the last three years, this field added 341 jobs in the region (Source:  Jobs EQ Occupation Report Medical Assistants, August 2020).  

How much can I earn with this career studies certificate?

Below are the 2019 wages for careers, within the Hampton Roads Workforce Region, that are related to this field.


Entry Level



Medical Assistants




 (Source:  Jobs EQ Occupation Report Wages, August 2020)

Want to know more?  Check out the program map and program requirements in the College Catalog.