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Professional Medical Assistant – IDL

Do you want to see your passion for your work reflected in the health of the patient community you can serve as a professional medical assistant? If you’re ready to pursue medical assistant training in Salem, Institute of Technology can prepare you for a career in this exciting healthcare field in less time than you think.

Creating Your Own Real-World Success

IOT’s real-world medical assistant coursework can be applied to your first day in your work setting. Curriculum emphasizes the following areas:
Body structures and functions
Medical terminology
Technical medical assisting skills
Universal precaution techniques

IOT Fast Facts

Aging baby-boom population will continue to spur demand for preventive medical services
Medical Assisting jobs are expected to grow 29% by 2022*
IOT pays for graduates of the program to take the NCCT-CMA
Externship opportunities



“They made a big difference in my life. All of the faculty – they were very supportive… They are a part of my life now, and I’ll never forget them.”

Medical Assistant Grad




Why Accreditation is Important

Accreditation is the process of evaluating a school or educational training program to determine whether it meets standards set up by an accrediting organization. When you attend an accredited institution, you are attending a school that has undergone a rigorous process that evaluates educational quality. It’s not easy to become or remain an accredited institution. The rules and regulations are strict, precise and designed to protect students. Here are some of the benefits:

A reliable indicator of quality
Approved program of study
Qualified instructors

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the programs, and other important information, visit:

Great college! Professional instructors. Would definitely recommend!

– Beni Garcia


As a graduate of the IOT-Salem PMA course, you may be eligible to sit for the Certified Medical Assistant National Certification exam through NCCT. Upon successfully passing the NCCT-CMA exam one would be recognized as a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA).

Where Can I Work?

As a professional medical assistant you can serve in a wide range of care settings such as:
Insurance companies
Nursing homes

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. See your admissions representative for available class times.

Career Services

Institute of Technology offers placement support and assistance to all graduates regardless of how long they have been out of school. If you are a recent graduate or graduated years ago, our Career Services Team is here to help you!

Where can I learn?

IOT offers this program at the following location:
Salem, Oregon.

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