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The East Central College Medical Assistant Program is designed to train competent professionals to meet the needs of an ever-expanding allied health field. It combines both formal education and practical experience to help participants master the complex body of knowledge and specialized skills necessary for a successful career. The program prepares competent, entry-level medical assistants in cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills) and affective (behavior) learning domains.

The Medical Assistant associate degree program prepares students to demonstrate successful entry level competence in the domains and subdomains established by CAAHEP- Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs and MAERB- Medical Assisting Education Review Board.

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Division Chair


Dr. Fatemeh Nichols

Science Chair

636-584-6626   Off: HS205


Union Faculty


Amber Dunn LPN RMA AAS

Medical Assistant Director

Externship Coordinator

636-584-6922  Off:  AC159


Support Staff


Claudine Ilko

Administrative Assistant

Health Information Management

636-584-6598  Off: AC32






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