Medical Assistant Certificate - CC

College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

About This Certificate

Medical assisting is a fast growing profession that is versatile, interesting, and schedule friendly. Medical assistants have diversified skills that allow them to work in a variety of medical office settings including taking patient histories, obtaining vital signs, electrocardiograms, pulmonary function tests, phlebotomy and collecting and processing lab specimens.

MAs also assist in surgical in-office procedures. Many medical offices offer flexibility in scheduling often allowing weekends and evenings off.

The USU Medical Assistant program is accredited through Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).

Career And Outcomes

Career Opportunities

With the certificate of completion the medical assistant can work is a variety of settings including: Emergency room, urgent care, medical offices (including specialty clinics), hospitals and many other medical services settings.

Job Outlook



Teryn Lyman

Blanding Campus and Moab Campus
Office: Blanding campus
Phone: 435-678-8208

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Danyan Powell

Office: One Stop 111, Price campus
Phone: 435-613-5351

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I am not a current USU student

I have not applied or been admitted, even if I've taken a USU Concurrent Enrollment course

I am a current USU student

I have been admitted and plan to attend, or continue attending USU

USU Locations

*This degree is available at various USU locations.

Labs must be completed at USU Eastern (Price) or Blanding campus.


Admission Requirements

You can download the application packet by visiting the Health Professions website.

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