Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant Training at Lynwood Community Adult School

The Medical Assistant program has two modules: Back Office and Front Office. Each module may be taken individually. You increase your employment opportunities by taking both.

Back Office

In the Medical Assistant Back Office Module you will learn about principles of infection control, diagnostic tests, medications, administering injections and more. Registration for the Back Office Module begins on August 3, 2021.

Front Office

In the Medical Assistant Front Office Module, you will learn secretarial, clerical and reception skills needed to work in the medical front office. Registration for the Front Office Module begins on December 1, 2021.


Duration

Front Office - 1 Semester

Back Office - 1 Semester

Class Schedule

Medical Assistant, Monday & Wednesday, 4:50 - 9:15 PM

Medical Terminology, Tuesday & Thursday, 5:00 - 7:10 PM (The Medical Terminology class schedule is subject to change.)

Class Fees

Includes the textbook. 

Front Office $600 

Back Office  $600

Payment options: debit/credit cards, cash or money orders.

Pre-requisites

Placement Exam - reading comprehension

Next Start Date**:

Back Office - Monday, August 23, 2021

Front Office - Monday, January 31, 2022

Registration & Class Location

  • Register online beginning December 1, 2021. Incoming students are required to take a placement test.
  • Classes are held at 11277 Atlantic Avenue, Lynwood, CA 90262.
  • Student parking is available in the school's parking lot.

Placement Exam schedule:

  • Placement tests are scheduled on Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:00 AM & 5:30 PM, starting in December 2021.
  • The exam duration is about 1 hours.
  • A link to schedule your placement test will be included in the registration confirmation email.
  • Placement Test Location:
    • 4050 E. Imperial Highway, Lynwood, CA 90262 (@ Lynwood High School on Imperial Hwy). 
    • Look for the Adult School office located where the Administration and gymnasium buildings meet. 
    • Parking is available in the parking garage located on the west side of the Lynwood High School campus (to the right of the entrance when facing the school).

Want to Know More about Medical Assisting?

Click here to read the summary guide about Medical Assistants on the State of California's Employment Development Department's website.

Click here to read more about Medical Assistants on the United States Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook website.

Updated:09/23/2021; ERB