Medical Assisting

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Medical Assisting

Medical Assistants are essential members of the healthcare provider’s team. Medical Assistants are cross-trained to perform both administrative and clinical duties. Classes at Gwinnett Technical College are interactive, hands-on, and are led by Certified Medical Assistants (CMA) with years of experience working directly in the field. Graduates of the Medical Assistant program at Gwinnett Tech are satisfied with the education that they receive, as there is an average 100% graduate satisfaction rate over the past five years.

The goal of the Medical Assisting program is to prepare competent entry-level medical assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behaviors) domain.  Admission to the Medical Assisting program is competitive and the program is only offered full-time, during the day.

The Gwinnett Technical College Diploma level Medical Assisting Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Program ( upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).  Graduates of the Gwinnett Tech Medical Assisting program are eligible to sit for national certification for medical assisting; over the past five years, Gwinnett Tech graduates have a 95.08% pass rate.  Also, the five-year average for employer satisfaction of Gwinnett Tech graduates is 100 percent.

Take the first step toward a top job in this field and apply for next semester. All the dates and deadlines you need to know are here on the website. If you're looking for ways to pay for your education, check out the scholarships for this program. You can also learn about our instructors, clubs and organizations and check out the advisory board to learn more about companies in this field.

Information on gainful employment: Medical Assisting, Medical Billing Clerk and Medical Front Office Assistant

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    There are no degrees available for this program.


    • Medical Assisting


    • There are no certificates available for this program.

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    • CPR 

  • Marjorie Mclean-McCullough
    Program Director, Medical Assisting
  • Medical assistants are multi-skilled allied health professionals specifically trained to work in ambulatory settings, such as physicians' offices, clinics and group practices.

  • Medical Assisting Advisory Committee

    Joel Fine, MD
    Medical Assisting Program Medical Director
    Fine and Associates Internal Medicine Specialists, P.C

    Elizabeth Murchison
    Internal Medicine Associates Of Rockdale

    Sarah Love
    Office Manager, Gwinnett OB-GYN Associates PA

    Earle S. Lott

    Sandra Watson

    Jennifer Callewaert
    Internal Medicine Specialists, PC

    Nathelyn Johnson
    NDC Family Care, Inc

    Rebecca Minter
    North Atlanta Endocrinology

    Dr. Janice McClure,
    Division Chair Health Sciences
    Gwinnett Technical College

    Jessica Ennis, BA, CMA (AAMA)
    Medical Assisting Program Director
    Gwinnett Technical College

    Terri Forrest
    Medical Assisting Faculty
    Gwinnett Technical College

    Zoe Remy
    North Atlanta Endocrinology and Diabetes

    Sabrina Wall
    North Atlanta Endocrinology and Diabetes