School: SoCal ROC
Course ID: 424
Availability: Call 310-224-4200
  • The CAAHEP-accredited Medical Assisting program at the Southern California Regional Occupational Center has a job placement rate of 92.86% for the 2020 graduate year.
  • The Graduate Satisfaction Rate for the 2020 graduate year is 100%
  • The Employer Satisfaction Rate for the 2020 graduate year is 100%.

You will acquire a variety of clinical skills including utilizing Universal/Standard Precautions, administering injections, performing venipuncture and electrocardiography, assisting with medical office procedures, and the correct use of medical terminology. You will discover a dynamic approach to administrative skills including medical law and ethics, patient records, receptionist duties, and an introduction to computers and insurance. Basic computer and math skills are strongly recommended. Students are required to complete 160 hours of unpaid externship. An externship is mandatory. The Certified Medical Assisting program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756 727/210-2350 ( Only graduates of CAAHEP accredited programs are eligible to sit for the AAMA National Certification Test. In order to apply for the national exam, the applicant must provide a social security number. Only students who successfully complete the accredited course and pass the written exam become Certified Medical Assistants (CMA) and are eligible to receive a Certificate of Competency from SoCal ROC.

For the enrollment requirements, please review the course prerequisites letter.

Externship is mandatory.



Address: 2300 Crenshaw Blvd., Torrance, CA 90501 U.S.

Phone: 310-224-4200