Amarillo College delivers Associate Degree and Certificate programs that enrich lives, inspire success, and provide an outstanding academic foundation.
AC students have success whether they are looking to immediately enter the workforce or proceed to a university.
Everything you need to achieve success is within easy reach at Amarillo College, including a team of enthusiastic faculty and
staff who are fully committed to helping you realize your dreams.
Nothing takes precedence at AC over your success.
Your success is our sole purpose. Take advantage of scholarships,
join an organization, or look for study abroad opportunities that few other community colleges offer.
Be your best self at Amarillo College.
Amarillo College is the most-affordable choice for quality higher education in the
Panhandle and offers many ways to support your financial investment.
From corporate training opportunities to personal enrichment classes geared to every age group,
the Continuing Education Division is a community resource true to its purpose.
MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF OTHERS
Amarillo College, in response to a growing demand for practitioners capable of assuming a wide range of roles in physician’s offices and other healthcare settings, established a Medical Assisting (previously CMA) program in 2014. Graduates are entitled to sit for national certification exams, and AC’s very first cohort to emerge from the program unanimously passed those exams – clear evidence that AC students are optimally equipped to enter the workforce.
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Medical assistants are multi-skilled health professionals specifically educated to work in ambulatory settings performing administrative and clinical duties. The practice of medical assisting directly influences the publics health and well-being, and requires mastery of a complex body of knowledge and specialized skills requiring both formal education and practical experience that serve as standards for entry into the profession. Medical assistants work alongside physicians, mainly in outpatient or ambulatory care facilities, such as medical offices and clinics.
Take a look at jobs in this field that are high paying and growing in our region right now. View data on wages, employment, and education requirements for these careers.