Medical Assistant (MA)


Medical Assistant

  • 30-Week Hybrid Course

Course: Medical Assistant training

Medical Assistants are one of the most important members of the Healthcare Team. Physicians rely on MA’s in their medical practices, clinics, hospitals, nursing homes, and other healthcare facilities across the country. They are the first and the last person you meet at your doctor appointment. MA’s check your vital signs, help patients understand their treatments and in most cases, they keep things running smoothly.


Medway’s 720-hours Medical Assistant Training Program prepares individuals to provide all the necessary medical office administrative services and perform the essential clinical duties.

Advantages of Medway MA

  • Classes are set in an active Physician’s Clinic.

  • The MA Program has a built in CMA (AAMA) exam prep portion.

  • Our Instructors have a track record of preparing MA’s for success.

Job Outlook

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are over 700,000 Medical Assistant jobs in America with an estimated growth rate of 23% projected over the next couple years. And currently, there are over a 1000 MA job listing in the Chicago-land area alone.
What does this mean? Certified MA’s are highly employable. it’s the fastest growing career in modern medicine. With the high demands placed on healthcare facilities due to the surge of retirees and the increased regulations and guidelines of the industry, Certified Medical Assistants are more in demand now than ever and the demand is expected to keep growing.


We’ve done our best to simplify the application process, but there are some prerequisites in order to gain access to our program.

Entrance Examination

Applicant must complete and pass the Test for Adult Basic Education (TABE) Health Form with a proficiency score equivalent to at least a 12th grade level in all areas including: reading, mathematics computation, applied math, and language.

Documents for Submission 

The following must be completed by the applicant before they can be accepted into the program:

  1. Proof of completion of secondary education or its equivalent (GED certification, official transcript of records from an accredited higher education institution in the US.)
  2. Proof of good medical and physical health examination
  3. Signed IDPH Authorization for Healthcare Worker Background Check. Results of check must not include any disqualifying convictions.