In this program you will learn the role of the basic medical assistant. You will learn:

  • A Brief History of Medicine
  • Characteristics Needed to Be a Medical Assistant
  • To Practice Good Ethical Behavior
  • Good Communication Skills
  • How to Take Patient History
  • To Do Basic Patient Assessment
  • To Assist in Minor Office Procedures
  • Phlebotomy
  • Injections
  • EKG’s
  • Pharmacology

You will also learn basic skills related to assisting in any type of medical office with direct patient care.

Additionally, you are provided the opportunity to use the theory in practical clinical experiences. In this program, Core Medical Terminology and Anatomy & Physiology are taught.

Areas of Study

  • Introduction To Medical Assisting
  • Core Healthcare Provider CPR & First Aid
  • Core Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Safety, Legal Issues, & Quality Control
  • Clerical Skills & Duties
  • Pharmacology
  • Introduction To Medical Office Clinical Procedures I
  • Medical Informatics
  • EKG Management & Tracings
  • Analyze EKG Tracings
  • Phlebotomy Specimen Collection & Processing
  • Medical Assisting Externship


In addition to the Basic Medical Assistant curriculum, you are provided the opportunity to use the theory in practical clinical experiences. In this program, Core Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology and Health Careers Core Curriculum are taught.


Celebrating 50 Years in 50 Words - "The Central Tech Medical Assistant program is outstanding. I completed in 2013 and have been at my current job for 6 years. The program prepared me to be a better person and taught me the skills to give the best patient care. I’m forever grateful I was accepted into M.A." - Brianna Ihle Plum, Registered Medical Assistant, Utica Park Clinic #centraltechMA ...

“The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.” - Helen Keller, @sooklahoma is happening this week and our Interactive Multimedia, Graphic Design, Business Information Technology, and Medical Assisting students are volunteering. Have fun and thank you for representing CT! #centraltechMedia #centraltechgraphicdesign #centraltechbit #centraltechma ...

Congrats to Yvon Farmer, Medical Assisting Graduate, for being named 2019 Paraoptometric of the Year by Oklahoma Association of Optometric Physicians. Read Yvon's story -> link in bio. #centraltechma ...

Medical Assisting students learn what happens when you shake a baby at Central Tech in Sapulpa. #centraltechma ...


Available Certifications/License

May require additional fees.

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  • Registered Medical Assistant
  • Registered Phlebotomist – American Association of Medical Personnel

Quick Facts

Students, Campus, Times

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  • Students: Adult & High School
  • Campus: Drumright, Sapulpa
  • Times: Morning, Afternoon, Full Day

Medical Assisting student at Central Tech performing an EKG