Medical Assistant Certificate Program

Prepare for a career working with patients or supporting the administrative functions of a medical office. UNLV's Medical Assistant program provides you with real-world administrative and clinical skills that are essential to working in the modern medical office. Using an applied learning approach the curriculum will help you develop the tactile and critical thinking skills necessary for working in today's health care setting.

By the end of the six month course, students will develop the skills frequently assigned to medical assistants including scheduling, reception, bookkeeping, insurance billing and coding, maintaining medical records, preparing patients for examination, assisting with physicals, performing screening tests, preparing medical equipment, and more.

The program is paired with an online learning management system offering additional resources and tools and real -world simulations using electronic health record software. Additionally, students will use online assessment tools which monitor individual progress.

This course has discount registration fees! UNLV Staff and Alumni, visit for more information. Otherwise, email us at to see if you qualify for a discount.

Dates:May 3 - October 14, 2021
 M, Tu, W and Th from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM, 93 sessions
Does Not Meet:Sep 6
Location:Shadow Lane Campus, Room TBD
Instructor:Continuing Ed Staff
Fee: $5,999.00
Materials:Textbooks are included in tuition and will be distributed on the first day of class.

There are still openings remaining at this time.


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