Get Your Associate Degree in Medical Assisting


Do you have what it takes to assist doctors in delivering compassionate, effective medical care? Central Penn College's Medical Assisting program may be the perfect fit for you! Medical Assisting students will gain practical, real-world experience in Central Penn's simulated medical office.

How would you like to learn to draw blood, prepare patients for exams, administer medications and injections or even assist with minor surgery? With your Associate in Applied Science degree in Medical Assisting from Central Penn College, you can.

Our Medical Assisting students learn from experts in the field about everything from bedside manner to patient care. This degree program will help students gain the skills necessary to manage various medical facilities and assist doctors.

In addition to daytime classes, our Medical Assisting program is also available in a unique hybrid program, a combination of evening classes on our Summerdale campus and online classes, designed to fit your schedule and lifestyle.

Why Central Penn College?

Central Penn College gives you the support you need every step of the way. You'll enjoy flexible day, evening and online courses in an accelerated degree program. Plus one-on-one counseling, financial assistance and more. To get started, apply today. Open the first door.

Campus Locations

  • Lancaster, PA
  • Summerdale, PA

Program Accreditation

Central Penn College's medical assisting program, associate degree, is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756 - 727.210.2350.

Central Penn College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (Ph: 267-284-5000). The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Source: Career School Now - Central Penn College

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