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Medical Assistant

Campbellsville University’s Medical Assistant (NCMA) program is an advanced curriculum in administrative and clinical procedures.

Medical Assistant graduates are qualified to handle a range of tasks in a healthcare office environment, whether for physicians, chiropractors, or podiatrists. Medical Assistant responsibilities can vary depending on the location, size of the practice, and medical specialty. They may record patient information, take vital signs, give injections, prepare blood for laboratory testing, or schedule future appointments.

With small classes (max. 10 students) and affordable tuition — which includes textbooks, a supply kit, national exam fee, drug screen, background check, and malpractice insurance — this six-month, intensive program is a quick and high-quality path to medical assistant certification. We are also accredited by the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT). To be admitted into the Medical Assistant program, candidates must be at least 18 years old, have a high school diploma or GED, pass a drug test, and complete a criminal background check.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), medical assistant employment is predicted to grow 29 percent between 2012 and 2022, which is much faster than average. In 2012, medical assistants held around 560,800 positions, and were paid a median annual wage of $29,370 ($14.12 an hour). The majority of these jobs are found in physicians’ offices and various healthcare facilities. As the baby boomer generation ages and requires more medical care, physicians will employ more assistants so they can take on more patients. Approximately 162,900 Medical Assistant jobs will be created during this time, making a medical assistant certification all the more valuable.

Medical Assistant Degrees


Upcoming Classes


  • January 6, 2020 – July 31, 2020 MWF 1-4pm
  • April 7, 2020 – September 10, 2020 Tu/Th 9am-3pm
  • May 26, 2020 – March 5, 2021 Tu/Th 5-8pm

Casey County

  • April 14, 2020-September 29, 2020 Tu/Th 9am-3pm


  • January 6, 2020- August 7, 2020 MWF 9am-12pm
  • April 7, 2020 – September 18, 2020 Tu/Th 9am-3pm  (only 1-4 on Tuesdays from April-May)


  • January 6, 2020- August 7, 2020 MWF 9am-12pm
  • April 20, 2020 – November 20, 2020 MWF 1-4pm


  • January 14, 2020


  • January 27, 2020 – July 17, 2020 M & F 9am-4pm
  • April 28, 2020 – October 15, 2020 Tu/Th 9am-4pm

Program Cost:


Cost includes: tuition, malpractice insurance, textbook, workbook, background check, drug screen, medical assistant supply kit and NCCT exam.

Tuition may be made in monthly installments of $400.00 each payment. Non- Refundable deposit of $400.00 is due at registration and will be considered your first months payment. Must have a high school diploma or GED and be 18 years of age, no felony charges and must be able to pass a drug screen test.

  • Clinical will be later in course and will be 8 hour days.
  • Only 10 students will be accepted per class

For more information contact:

Christie Minor (270) 789-5393,

Occupational Outlook

Contact us for Grant opportunities!

Careers in Medical Assisting

  • Medical Assistant
  • Dental Assistant/Hygienist
  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse
  • Medical Records and Health Information Technician
  • Nursing Assistant and Orderly
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Phlebotomist
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Psychiatric Technician
  • EKG Technician
  • Claims Examiner
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Allied Health Careers

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