Medical Assisting Pathway, I-BEST

LWTech Accounting Assistant I-BEST programCertificate Information and Schedule

  • Certificate Length: 8 Quarters
  • Credits: 54
  • I-BEST Start Dates: Fall and Winter Quarters 

The I-BEST Medical Assisting Pathway prepares students to complete the Medical Assisting AAS degree program in 8 quarters. The Medical Assisting pathway prepares students for high-demand medical office positions and provides foundational knowledge in patient care and clinical experience. Students learn medical office skills, medical terminology, medical law, billing and insurance coding skills, and office computer skills. The I-BEST Medical Assisting Pathway supports students who want to continue studying at LWTech to complete additional certificates and/or a Medical Assisting Associates (AAS) degree.

Learn more about LWTech's Medical Assisting program

I-BEST Medical Assisting Pathway Course Sequence

To read course descriptions, see the online College Catalog page for Medical Assisting

Employment and Wages

What does a Medical Assistant career look like in the United States? 

The U.S. Department of Labor has an occupational profile for Medical Assistants with information about projected employment, typical wages, and career growth at CareerOneStop.

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Ready to talk with an advisor about the I-BEST Medical Assisting Pathway? Want to learn more about options to help pay for I-BEST college classes? Request an appointment with an I-BEST advisor by submitting an appointment request form and an advisor will contact you as soon as possible.

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