Waubonsee offers the medical assistant certificate at the Aurora Fox Valley Campus during the afternoon and evening. The required externship allows students to gain experience at a local physician's office, clinic or outpatient facility. This program can lead to national certification as a medical assistant.
As of January 1, 2016, the PAX-RN (Pre-Admission Exam) will be called the PAX (Pre-Admission Exam).
The Medical Assisting program at Waubonsee Community College has an average retention rate of 85% for the past five years, and there are a number of support services available to students so that they can successfully complete the program.
National Medical Assistant's Week October 17-21, 2016