Nov 26, 2022  
College Catalog 2021 - 2023 
  
College Catalog 2021 - 2023

Medical Assistant Certificate


* Milestone Courses should be taken in the order shown. This will help you stay on track and graduate on time.

Admission Requirements


Total Credits: 3


Admission Requirements Advising Note

  • This program is Offered for a Fall and Spring start at the Chelsea Campus only
  • Prior to clinical placement this program requires that all students undergo a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check and a Sex Offender Registry Information (SORI) check. For more information, please contact the College CORI/SORI Officer at 617-228-2193 or visit https://www.bhcc.edu/studentcentral/academicrecords/coriandsorichecks/

Total Credits: 15


Semester 1 Advising Note

  • Students must achieve a B- in AHE-110  and AHE-112  to proceed to the second semester.
  • Review graduation requirements with Program Coordinator

Semester 2


Total Credits: 13


Semester 2 Advising Note

  • Attend a resume writing workshop
  • Participation in employer panel
  • Review graduation requirements with Program Coordinator
  • Submit graduation application online

Upon Completion of This Concentration Graduates Will Be Able To:


  • Assist with the examination and treatment of patients in clinical areas, phlebotomy, and EKG.
  • Perform computer and medical office tasks.

Career Outlook


Graduates of this program qualify for employment in hospitals, clinics, health maintenance organizations, and physicians’ offices as multi-skilled workers, medical assistants, medical aides, clinical assistants, and clinical practice assistants.