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The Best Way to Become a Medical Assistant

Snap Medical Assistant Academy is affordable, safe, and convenient. Our hybrid medical assisting course is a 15-week blended-learning program that combines the convenience of e-learning with the safety of at-home labs. Start your path towards a new career at Snap!


Our program tuition is $3,990. We offer flexible payment plans outlined here that enable you to enroll at minimal upfront cost! Our program provides you with the foundational education needed to become a medical assistant without the financial burden.


We know that the world is a changed place due to the pandemic. It is now more important than ever to practice smart safety measures. Our online program enables you to learn from the safety of your own home while practicing social distancing. Plus, it’s a great time to work on yourself and develop a new skill set!


All of us have different circumstances - busy work schedules, children or family members to take care of, etc. Our hybrid medical assistant program allows you to learn throughout the week utilizing various e-learning modules as well as take-home lab kits! Each Saturday, you’ll have a four-hour online session with an instructor to review lectures, labs, and any questions you may have - all from the safety and convenience of your home! Additionally, while we encourage the use of computers for the best educational experience, our programs are designed to be mobile-friendly!

At Snap, our blended learning program has two components: a remote, online lecture portion and in-person training located at one of our regional lab sites. The length and requirements of these components vary by state. The lab training helps to supplement the lecture material, provide valuable in-office experience, and prepare students to meet requirements for medical assistants in their state. The 80-hour externship provides students with the opportunity to gain first-hand practice in a medical office.

Time: Your online classes are held every Saturday from 10a-2p CST.

Your Saturday sessions will consist of an instructor-led lecture accompanied by at-home labs and learning activities. This is the perfect time to ask questions and gain direct insights from our experienced, knowledgeable medical assistant instructors!

You can expect to spend about 5 hours per week on reading, online activities, lab simulations, CCMA practice exams, and quizzes. Your electronic textbook and student portal will provide you with the resources needed to complete the program.

Here’s a breakdown of the topics you’ll learn:

  • Infection Control
  • Patient Intake and Vital Signs
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Neurology
  • Eye and Ear Care
  • Patient Scheduling and Telephone Technique
  • Orthopedic Medicine
  • Medication Administration
  • Pharmacology
  • Phlebotomy and Analysis of Blood
  • Endocrinology
  • Pediatrics
  • Clinical Laboratory
  • Microbiology
  • Types and Sources of Health Insurance and Medical Coding Procedures.
  • Urinary System
  • Medical Office Management
  • Cardiopulmonary Procedures
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Surgical Asepsis & Procedures
  • Dermatology
  • Minor Office Surgery
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Administrative Assisting
  • Communication and Customer Service

During your 15-week medical assisting course, we invite you to attend one of our lab seminars offered at regional training facilities!

Lab is 32 hours in total, consisting of four 8-hour sessions (3 Saturdays, 1 Sunday)

Here's what we review in lab:

  • Taking vitals
  • Cleaning the exam room
  • Instrument sterilization
  • Urinalysis
  • Venipuncture
  • Injections
  • EKG
  • Finger Stick
  • Ear Irrigation

What’s in the box?! Your welcome package includes a blood pressure cuff, stethoscope, and a set of scrubs for use at home during class!

We will assist you in locating a local CPR training facility!

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