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Attention Certified Medical Assistants: 

The Cabrillo College Medical Assisting Program is proud to offer Continuing Education Units (CEUs) through Cabrillo College Extension.  Don’t miss out on this opportunity to earn 12 CEUs in just two days!



AMAP Application for the Spring 2019 Accelerated Medical Assisting Program (AMAP) Click here >> AMAP Application.




To be eligible to participate in the Accelerated Medical Assisting Program (AMAP) cohort, you must complete the following prerequisite courses:


  • MA 70 – Medical Terminology
  • English Requirement:  

   CABT 157

   ENG 100 ENG 1A/1AH/1AMC/1AMCH (only 1 required)


Announcements, Important Information

  • Five-year average for graduate and employer satisfaction of the Cabrillo College Medical Assisting Program: 100%
  • The Cabrillo College Medical Assisting Program is accredited by the Commission of Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendation of   Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).                      
    • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educations Programs                                                                               25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158 Clearwater, FL 33763 717-210-2350


a medical heart animationRewarding careers begin in the Medical Assistant Department.

Healthcare is the second largest employer in Santa Cruz County!

The medical field continues to grow and students from our department are in high demand.  To meet that need, we are pleased to offer two different programs toward a successful career in the medical field.

Based on the program selected, students have the opportunity to obtain an Associate of Science Degree, a Certificate of Achievement and/or a Skills Certificate.



Contact Information
Medical Assisting Department
Program Chair: Pam Sanborn
Program Coordinator Natalya Miller
Office Email
Phone 831 479 6248
Location HW 2135
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