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Professional Medical Assistant Training in Modesto, CA

Do you aspire to serve on the front lines of healthcare through a career in medical assisting? IOT can prepare you in a short time for this exciting, growing field through our medical assistant training program.

A community of learning

Our Modesto campus medical assistant program prepares you for day one in your job role through highly experienced instructors, real-world training and a supportive peer network to reinforce your learning.

Training that transfers to your career

Our medical assistant career training immerses you in your specialty through hands-on learning experiences that emphasize these areas:

  • Accounting and insurance claims processing
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Electrocardiographs
  • Emergency and surgical procedures
  • Injections
  • Medical office and healthcare facility management
  • Urinalysis
  • Venipuncture

We not only prepare you to take your California Certified Medical Assistant (CCMA-AC) exam – we pay for it as part of your tuition cost so you can better focus on your learning objectives.

Your training also includes a 160-hour externship so you can experience the real-world aspects of your job as your learn.

What can I do?

As a professional medical assistant, you can support patients and providers in a variety of medical office settings, in roles such as:*
  •  Administrative medical assistant
  • Clinical medial assistant
  • Ophthalmic medical assistant
  • Podiatric medical assistant

 *BLS.gov

Hours of Instruction/Program Length

This program is 860 hours and 47.5 quarter credit hours. Classes are held Monday through Thursday for 40 weeks. An Independent Study component is included. See your admissions representative for available class times.

Get Started

If you’ve been thinking of a career in medical assisting or pursuing your medical assistant certification, IOT can get you started on this exciting career path. Contact IOT today to request information about our accelerated programs. Our Modesto campus serves the Central Valley with a concentration of students from Modesto, Stockton, Turlock & surrounding cities.

Campus Performance

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 68%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 72%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between March 1, 2014 and February 28, 2015 are included in this calculation. 3.6% of the graduates, (or 2 graduates), have been included in the placement rate calculation, which have been waived for placement for one of the following reasons: death, incarceration, active military service deployment, the onset of a medical condition that prevents employment, or they were an international student who returned to their country of origin, or they continued their education in an accredited institution of higher education (postsecondary) on at least a half-time basis. These waivers have been included in the calculation in compliance with ACCSC Standards of Accreditation for calculating programmatic placement rates.

Total Program Cost: $17,625.00
Credit Hours: 47.5 quarter credit hours

Median Federal Loan Amount: $9,400.00
Median Private Loan Amount: $1,892.00
Median Institutional Loan Amount: $0.00

For a breakdown of program costs, view our Tuition and Expenses page.

The performance numbers listed here represent the Completion and Placement Rates for this program across all campuses.

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 65%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 81%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between March 1, 2014 and February 28, 2015 are included in this calculation. 2.4% of the graduates, (or 4 graduates), have been included in the placement rate calculation, which have been waived for placement for one of the following reasons: death, incarceration, active military service deployment, the onset of a medical condition that prevents employment, or they were an international student who returned to their country of origin, or they continued their education in an accredited institution of higher education (postsecondary) on at least a half-time basis. These waivers have been included in the calculation in compliance with ACCSC Standards of Accreditation for calculating programmatic placement rates.

BPPE On-time Completion Rate: 32%
BPPE Placement Rate: N/A
Placement Rate Methodology: Because of the change in the Bureau’s reporting regulations, which became effective on July 14, 2016, this institution was not required to collect the data for its 2015 and prior graduates.

Graduates of this program are trained for employment in any of the following Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Codes.

SOC Code Occupation
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers
29-2012 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians
29-2057 Ophthalmic Medical Technicians
29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
31-1011 Home Health Aides
31-9092 Medical Assistants
31-9093 Medical Equipment Preparers
31-9094 Medical Transcriptionists
31-9099 Healthcare Support Workers, All Other
39-9021 Personal Care Aides
43-6013 Medical Secretaries
+ Program Cost

Total Program Cost: $17,625.00
Credit Hours: 47.5 quarter credit hours

Median Federal Loan Amount: $9,400.00
Median Private Loan Amount: $1,892.00
Median Institutional Loan Amount: $0.00

For a breakdown of program costs, view our Tuition and Expenses page.

+ Program Performance

The performance numbers listed here represent the Completion and Placement Rates for this program across all campuses.

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 65%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 81%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between March 1, 2014 and February 28, 2015 are included in this calculation. 2.4% of the graduates, (or 4 graduates), have been included in the placement rate calculation, which have been waived for placement for one of the following reasons: death, incarceration, active military service deployment, the onset of a medical condition that prevents employment, or they were an international student who returned to their country of origin, or they continued their education in an accredited institution of higher education (postsecondary) on at least a half-time basis. These waivers have been included in the calculation in compliance with ACCSC Standards of Accreditation for calculating programmatic placement rates.

BPPE On-time Completion Rate: 32%
BPPE Placement Rate: N/A
Placement Rate Methodology: Because of the change in the Bureau’s reporting regulations, which became effective on July 14, 2016, this institution was not required to collect the data for its 2015 and prior graduates.

+ Occupational Outcomes

Graduates of this program are trained for employment in any of the following Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Codes.

SOC Code Occupation
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers
29-2012 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians
29-2057 Ophthalmic Medical Technicians
29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
31-1011 Home Health Aides
31-9092 Medical Assistants
31-9093 Medical Equipment Preparers
31-9094 Medical Transcriptionists
31-9099 Healthcare Support Workers, All Other
39-9021 Personal Care Aides
43-6013 Medical Secretaries