Medical Assisting Certificate

Program Outcomes:
Program outcomes are defined as performance indicators that reflect the extent to which the purposes of the program are achieved and by which program effectiveness is documented. Program outcomes are measurable, consumer-oriented indexes designed to evaluate the degree to which the program is achieving its mission and goals. Examples include, but are not limited to, program completion rates, licensure/certification examination pass rates, and job placement rates.

Program Statistics:
Program Completion:

  • Expected Level of Achievement developed by QCC Medical Assisting Faculty (and reported to MAERB accrediting body) are that at least 60% of students complete the program.
    • 2018 admission cohort: 80% have graduated from the Medical Assisting Certificate program
    • 2019 admission cohort: 76.92% have graduated from the Medical Assisting Certificate program
    • 2020 admission cohort: 69.23% have graduated from the Medical Assisting Certificate Program

Medical Assisting Certification Passing Rate:

  • Expected Level of Achievement developed by QCC Medical Assisting Faculty (and reported to MAERB accrediting body) are that at least 60% of test takers will successfully complete one of these exams: CMA (AAMA), RMA (AMT), NCMA (NCCT), CCMA (NHA), or CMAC (AMCA).
    • 2018 graduate cohort: 66.67% have passed at least one exam
    • 2019 graduate cohort: 54.55% have passed at least one exam
    • 2020 graduate cohort: 66.67% have passed at least one exam

Graduates Obtaining Jobs:

  • Expected Level of Achievement developed by QCC Medical Assisting Faculty (and reported to MAERB accrediting body) are that at least 60% of graduates seeking employment are employed within one year of graduation.
    • 2018 graduate cohort: 72.73% of graduates have obtained employment
    • 2019 graduate cohort: 63.64% of graduates have obtained employment
    • 2020 graduate cohort: 70.00% of graduates have obtained employment