Medical Assistant Program

What Does a Medical Assistant Do?

MAs assist in the examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a physician and a nurse practitioner. They interview patients, measure vital signs, and records information on patient's medical record. MAs prepare treatment rooms and may be required to draw and collect blood samples as well as prepare specimens for laboratory analysis. MAs even administer oral medications or injections!

How Much Does a Medical Assistant Make?

In Georgia, on average, Medical Assistants make $18.00- $24.00 per hour or $36,800 - $49,920 annually


Enrollment Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

  • GED or High School Diploma or

  • Government-issued ID

  • Social Security Card

  • Simple Literacy Exam

  • Hep B Vaccination

Do I Need any Prior Medical Training?

No. Being a Certified Medical Assistant requires a high school diploma or GED.

Course Hours & Times

  • 800 Clock hours

  • 600 hours of in-person theory

  • Day Class: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • M-Th (25 weeks)

  • Evening Class: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

  • M-Th (50 weeks)

Tuition & Fees

  • $150 Course Registration

  • $7,400 Course Tuition

  • $250 Textbook

  • $150 Workbook

  • $100 Uniform

  • $1,050 Lab Supplies

  • $9,100 Total

What's Included?

  • Textbook

  • Workbook

  • Uniform

  • ID Badge

  • BP & Stethoscope

Ways to Pay

Pay Through H.E.R.O


  • Payment plans are built based on the students start date. First payment due date may vary.

  • H.E.R.O will not run a credit check.

  • H.E.R.O does not charge an interest rate but tuition must be paid in full prior to starting class. 

  • Availability is based on enrollment date. Please contact our office for more information. ( 770 726-3577)


$9,100 + Interest

  • Three months grace period for loan repayment.

  • Meritize will run a soft credit check.

  • Interest rate vary base on merit. (if you have a co-applicant, degrees, certifications, etc. You can increase your chances of approval and/or improve your interest rates.

  • Reason for application decline: History of repossession or bankruptcy.

Course Schedules

Medical Assistant Day Courses

March 20th, 2023 August 9th, 2023 November 6th, 2023 November 7th, 2023 November 8th, 2023
March 13th, 2023 March 20th, 2023 November 6th, 2023

Medical Assistant Evening Courses

April 24th, 2023  September 11th, 2023 January 8th, 2023  January 9th, 2023 January 10th, 2023
Winter Break November 8th, 2023- January 8th, 2024
April 17th, 2023  April 24th, 2023  January 8th, 2023 
Winter Break November 8th, 2023- January 8th, 2024