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Medical Assistant

The Medical Assistant training is for people who want to work with patients in a clinical setting. Program graduates can expect to begin careers as clinical medical assistants and will be doing their externship with our lead employer, Integrated Healthcare Partners. Students will learn a wide array of skills including patient triage, patient education, specimen collection, injections, vital signs, ECGs, social determinants of health, and a wide array of other skills to prepare them for success after graduation. 

The Medical Assistant training runs for approximately 16 weeks, 30 hours per week (12 weeks of training and 4 weeks in a clinical externship) and employment assistance is included with the program.

If interested in applying, please complete our Program Inquiry Form.

Interviews have concluded for the cohort starting February 19.


  • GED or high school diploma is required.
  • Must be a Rhode Island resident.
  • Bilingual students are encouraged to apply.

Due to the nature of this program, full immunizations are required for participation. The COVID-19 vaccine is required, and the booster is required if it has been more than two (2) months since your last dose. No exceptions for students.

Course Schedule:
Course Date/s Location
Medical Assistant

Program Start Date: February 19, 2024

Monday through Friday
9:00 am – 3:30 pm


CCRI Flanagan Campus, Lincoln




No charge! This program is free for all that qualify and are accepted.


Time Commitment


480 hours (16 weeks)






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