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Medical Assisting Degrees and Certificates

Level 1 Certificate

Medical Assisting Certificate

  • 4 semesters to complete*
  • $2,360 tuition**
View Degree Plan for Medical Assisting Certificate

Length of time is based on catalog degree plans. Prerequisites may be required, which are not included in this estimate. For most programs, full-time student status is assumed, a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester.

Cost is based on tuition rates for program hours and Dallas County residents. It does not include additional supplies, fees or books. Find out about financial aid.


There is no standard licensure for medical assistants, but program graduates can sit for the following credentialing tests:


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