Medical Assistant

Skilled. Helping. Caring.

Medical Assisting is projected to be among America’s fastest-growing occupations through the year 2026 with an expected national job growth of 29%, according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics4. If you enjoy caring for others, being a medical assistant can be an incredibly rewarding career. 

With International Business College’s Medical Assisting program, you will:

  • Learn clinical procedures such as performing injections, administering medications, and running medical lab tests
  • Learn administrative procedures, such as filing medical records, managing and scheduling patients, and maintaining medical records using office systems
  • Have access to the equipment found in physicians' offices
  • Get plenty of one-on-one access to faculty who want you to succeed
  • Complete an 8-week externship
  • Be eligible to take the AAMA certification test

IBC offers a 16-month Associate of Applied Science degree program

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64.29% Student Retention Rate for Medical Assistant Associate of Applied Science Students.  (Five Year Average)

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100% of Medical Assistant Associate of Applied Science Degree Graduates are satisfied with their program. (Five Year Average)

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Our Medical Assistant students receive hands-on training in simulated medical laboratory classrooms. Each lab is equipped with the same types of medical equipment used in physicians' offices. 

You will spend most of your time taking classes that directly pertain to the medical assisting career, enabling you to complete the program quickly. 

As part of the program, you will spend 8 weeks in an externship, which is designed to let students practice what they’ve learned.  

Graduates of International Business College's medical assisting program qualify to take the Certified Medical Assistant (AAMA) test. 

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Medical Assistant students are taught to:

  • Assist the physician during an exam
  • Operate basic medical equipment
  • Understand and apply aseptic techniques
  • Take and record vital signs
  • Give injections
  • Perform venipuncture 
  • Collect and prepare lab specimens
  • Perform a variety of lab tests 
  • Manage and update medical records
  • Process insurance forms


During your training at International Business College, you will be exposed to a wide knowledge base and be given plenty of hands-on experience, all in a shortened time frame. 

As part of our commitment to helping you find a job after graduation, International Business College goes a step above and prepares you with networking techniques, a professional resume, and the necessary interviewing skills so you have what you need to succeed.

Ready to get started? Call us at 800.589.6363 or fill out our information request form.




International Business College graduates work for: 

  • Private medical offices
  • Hospital owned medical practices
  • Clinics


The medical assisting curriculum is designed to give you plenty of hands-on clinical, laboratory and administrative training throughout the program. We want graduates to be well prepared with solid administrative and clinical skills. 

To read course descriptions, download our school catalog.

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  • Medical Terminology 
  • Anatomy and Physiology I 
  • Clinical Procedures I 
  • Medical Administrative Procedures I
  • Anatomy and Physiology II 
  • Medical Administrative Procedures II 
  • Clinical Procedures II
  • Medical Insurance 
  • Medical Laboratory Procedures 
  • Medical Office Systems 
  • Pharmacology 
  • CMA Review 
  • Clinical Procedures III 
  • Medical Assistant Practicum


As long as you stay enrolled full-time at International Business College, tuition rates will be frozen for you and will never go up from year to year.


Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
TUITION (for students entering January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018)
Tuition Per Semester* $6,980
ADMISSIONS FEES (for students entering January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018)
Application Fee $50
Tuition Deposit** $50
Confirmation Deposit** $50
Residence Reservation Fee $100
Residence Fee Per Semester* $2,990
Estimated Books and Supplies (for completing the program) $2,900
Lab Fees Semesters 1 & 2 $390
Lab Fees Semester 3 $195
*A.A.S. Degree Program is 4 Semesters
**Deposit is credited towards tuition when the student begins classes. It is not refundable after the due date.





Graduates of International Business College’s program can take the National Certification Examination to become a Certified Medical Assistant. The International Business College Medical Assistant Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). The address and telephone number of the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs are 25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763, (727) 210-2350.


Potential applicants may find the following information at institutional accreditation; contact information for accrediting agencies and state licensing/approval agencies; admissions policies and practices; policies on transfer of credits to and from the institution; policies and processes for withdrawal and for refunds of tuition/fees; and additional consumer information.

Credit Transfer From Another School

Transcripts of work completed at other accredited colleges may be submitted to the Director of Education for review. Transcripts should be submitted during the first term of a student’s program. Other documentation may also be required. Credits considered for transfer are evaluated by the Director of Education to determine if the course work is similar in nature, content, and level to that required at International Business College. 

If the course work is comparable, transfer students may be given credit for courses completed at other accredited colleges provided the grades received for the courses were “C” or better. Courses completed at other Bradford schools will be treated the same as courses taken at International Business College. Students who transfer to International Business College from other institutions must earn at least 50 percent of the total credits required for graduation and at least 50 percent of the required core credits at International Business College. 

Because programs at International Business College are specially tailored to career preparation, course credits from other postsecondary schools may not be transferable. 

Credit is not granted for advanced placement or experiential learning, except as discussed in the Externship Credit for Experiential Learning section of this catalog. One additional exception is credit for military training that has been evaluated and recommended for credit by the American Council on Education (ACE). 

International Business College may award credit based on these recommendations when the credit is for courses similar in nature, content, and level to that required at the college. Students seeking credit for military training should provide a transcript from the American Council on Education for evaluation. Credit will be treated as transfer credit and will count toward graduation. 

Credit Transfer To Another School

The acceptance of credits is always at the discretion of the institution to which a student is attempting to transfer credit. There may be articulation agreements in place at the time the student enters that may not be in place when the student graduates or desires to attend a particular school. Because programs at International Business College are designed specifically for career preparation, students must assume that credits for courses taken at International Business College are not transferable to other institutions. 

Neither International Business College nor any of its employees can represent that another institution will accept any courses for credit. A student who is interested in attempting to transfer credits to another institution should contact the Director of Education. International Business College will supply the necessary documentation that may aid the student in receiving credits for the completed course work provided the student does not owe the school money, is not delinquent or in default on a student loan, or does not owe a refund on any federal or state student financial aid program.



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As an IBC Medical Assisting student, you will be able to:

  • Graduate and be ready to work quickly
  • Use our proactive career services department
  • Take hands-on, career driven classes
  • Learn from faculty with experience in your field
  • Finish First!