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5959 Topanga Canyon Blvd. Suite 110, Woodland Hills, CA 91367

Medical Assisting


Satisfy your passion for helping others with a challenging, yet highly rewarding career as a Medical Assistant. In just 9 months, you can realize your dreams for achievement and success. Our accelerated, highly targeted program provides you with the knowledge and hands-on skills to perform entry-level Medical Assistant services. The opportunities for growth and improvement are unlimited!

You will quickly gain the confidence to serve as a Medical Assistant in both clinical and administrative capacities. If you’ve had your sights set on a career with real meaning and excellent advancement potential, this is the program for you.

Classes are starting soon. Don’t wait. Complete the short form today, and get enrolled.

Learn How to Become a Medical Assistant

Call 818-347-9400 or complete the secure form below to learn more about our affordable Medical Assisting program.

    * Classes are offered in English only

    We will not share your personal information with other individuals or organizations without your permission.

    NIU College Diploma in 9 Months

    Graduate in 9 Months

    Reach your goals quicker with our accelerated training program.

    NIU College Guaranteed Diploma

    Lowest Tuition Reassurance

    If you don’t complete our course, you can retake it at no additional cost.

    NIU College Placement Assistance 90% Placement Rate

    Job Placement Assistance

    Get placed at local clinics, with complimentary resume and interview coaching.


    Medical Assistants are a very important part of the healthcare industry and are doctors right hand, and play a crucial role in helping physicians, podiatrists, chiropractors, and other health practitioners maintain efficient, smooth-running offices. The administrative and clinical tasks they perform can vary, depending upon the size, location and specialization of the practice, but all of the roles are important and essential.

    Medical Assisting is one of the nation’s fastest-growing careers, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. ( 29% from 2016-2026 )

    Medical Assistants perform a variety of clinical and administrative duties which include but is not limited to:
    • Answering the telephone
    • Scheduling appointments
    • Making follow up calls
    • Greeting patients
    • Filling patients records
    • Billing
    • Preparing patients for examination and taking their vitals
    • Taking patients personal information, medical history
    • Helping doctors in the examining room
    • Drawing blood and performing basic laboratory tests
    Medical Assistants can find employment at a variety of healthcare institutions, including:
    • Physician’s offices
    • Urgent Cares
    • Clinics
    • Pediatricians
    • Podiatrists
    • Optometrists
    Medical Assisting Program Woodland Hills


    Program Duration36 weeks
    Externship Duration8 weeks
    Required National TestingNone
    Certification AwardedMedical Assisting Diploma
    Certificate of Electrocardiographic
    Certificate of Venipuncture


    AH100Allied Health Intro80 Hours
    AA101Administrative Assisting I80 Hours
    AA102Administrative Assisting II80 Hours
    CA101Clinical Assisting I80 Hours
    CA102Clinical Assisting II80 Hours
    CA103Clinical Assisting III80 Hours
    CA104Clinical Assisting IV80 Hours
    CD100Career Development (integrated)4 Hours
    MA200Medical Assistant Externship160 Hours


    Once you consider all the ways you benefit from the NIU College experience, it’s an easy decision to make. Join our NIU family today!

    • Lowest Tuition in town
    • Small class size – 15 max vs. 30-40 at other colleges
    • Weekday or Weekend classes available
    • Excellent placement rate – with placement assistance
    • Book, scrub, stethoscope, pressure cuff, and all other lab materials included
    • Refresher courses at no charge
    • Resume writing and mock interview skills
    • Community-oriented, family-style setting offering personal recognition
    • NHA, NCCT approved testing site with in-house proctoring