Program Overview

  • Location
  • Tuition
  • Program Length
    2 years
  • Learning Environment
  • Financial Aid
    FAFSA Eligible
  • Certification Type
    Certificate of Achievement

Program Description

The Medical Assisting Program at Kaua’i Community College is designed to train students in assisting physicians and Advanced Practical Registered Nurses in various healthcare settings. The program covers essential skills in patient care, routine office laboratory tests, and diagnostic procedures. Students also receive training in administrative medical office practices and procedures. Graduates of the program are well-prepared for national certification, which is often required by employers and physicians. The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) as recommended by the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).

Degrees & Certificates

Certificate of Achievement:
Medical Assisting (43-44 credits) – Tuition: $5,633-$5,764


Upon completion of the Medical Assisting Program, students have various career opportunities in healthcare. They can work as Medical Assistants in a range of settings, including outpatient clinics, doctors’ offices, hemodialysis centers, and ambulatory care centers. These roles allow them to support healthcare professionals and provide essential patient care services.

Learn more about Kauaʻi Community College’s Medical Assisting program