East San Gabriel Valley Regional Occupational Program and Technical Center

Medical Assisting


East San Gabriel Valley ROP/TC

1501 Del Norte Street, West Covina, CA  91790


8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Mrs. Guerrero


8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Mrs. Carreño


5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Mrs. Guerrero


Upcoming Period of Enrollment

Now through 4//2018

Monday -  Friday




Certificate Program Description

Upon recommendation of the American Association of Medical Assistants Endowment (AAMAE), students are trained in administrative (front office) and clinical (back office) skills which include: answering telephones, greeting patients, updating and filing medical records, completing insurance forms, handling correspondence, scheduling appointments, billing, bookkeeping, taking medical histories, recording vital signs, preparing patients for examinations, collecting and preparing laboratory specimens, basic laboratory testing, preparing and administering medications and immunizations, drawing blood and performing electrocardiograms.

Technology Requirements: Flash Drive, Stethoscope/Blood Pressure Cuff, Watch with sweep second hand.

Required Supplies: Uniform, White shoes, 3 ring binder, dividers, paper, pens, pencils, highlighters, whiteout, and notebook. 



The East San Gabriel Valley ROP/TC is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

1361 Park Street

Clearwater, FL 33756




Career Outcomes

Students who successfully complete 735 hours of classroom instruction and 210 hours of externship with a grade of 70% or better are eligible to take the American Association of Medical Assistant, and the State of California Medical Assistant Certification Examinations.


Admissions Requirement:

1.  Must be a high school graduate or possess a GED.

2.  Achieve a passing score on the appropriate entrance assessment.

3.  Pass a criminal background check.


Program Outline

Course Number  Course Title Classroom Clock Lab-Clock
MA110 MA/Introduction to Medical Assisting: Law and Ethics 60  
MA111 MA/Communication Skills 60  
MA112 MA/Practice Management: Envir, Policies, Procedures 60  
MA101 MA/Medical Office Administration 60  
MA102 MA/Basic Health Insurance 60  
MA105 MA/Pharmacology and Drug Calculations 60  
MA106 MA/Minor Surgery and Infection Control 60  
MA113 MA/General Physical Exams 60  
MA114 MA/Back Office:  Diagnostic Procedures  60  
MA115 MA/Laboratory Procedures & Phlebotomy 60  
MA116 MA/Nutrition 60  
MA117 MA/AAMA Exam Preparation 30  
MA109 MA/Externship   210
Total Vocational Core 690 210
Grand Total Vocational Core 900


A course is a self-contained unit of instruction.  Students can enter at the beginning of any course and continue in the cycle until completion of the program.


Tuition and Fees


Additional Supplies

2015 Annual Completion Placement Licensure Report

MAERB 2017 Annual Report

2017 CAAHEP Certificate


2014 Annual Completion Placement Licensure Report