Medical Assistants keep doctor’s offices running smoothly. Delivering care has never been more rewarding, especially at Saddleback, where medical assistant grads are increasing their earnings by 65% and more. The program offers three tracks in administrative, clinical, and comprehensive medical assistant training.
Medical Assistants have excellent prospects, with job opportunities in the sector growing by 29% annually. In particular, professionals with certifications and expertise in electronic health records are finding themselves in unprecedented demand.
$25,080 - $116,080
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Health Services Manager
Medical Records Technician
Medical Equipment Preparer
DaVita Medical Group
Yes! Health care professionals are in demand in Orange County. Here are a few of the many careers and their average salaries.
Medical Assistant - $36,080
Medical Secretary - $41,360
Medical Records Technician - $47,030
Medical Equipment Preparer - $46,050
Medical and Health Services Manager (w/ further education) - $116,080
Saddleback College’s Medical Assistant program offers three certificates of achievement and one occupational skills award in this in-demand field.
For more information about these programs, you can also visit the main Saddleback website’s Medical Assistant page.
St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health * Heritage Healthcare * MemorialCare Medical Foundation * Planned Parenthood * UnitedHealth Group * DaVita Medical Group * Cedars-Sinai * Providence Health & Services * Scripps Coastal Medical Center * Concentra * UCLA Health * And Many More! *
Saddleback College is proud to be Orange County’s premier provider of low-cost career education. See the 2019 Cost of Education Statement for the most recent information on cost of attendance.
For financial aid, visit the Student Financial Assistance & Scholarship Office online, for details on financial assistance sources, including grants, loans, scholarships, work-study opportunities, and more!