Medical Assistant

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Secondary school diploma

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Medical/Clinical Assistant. 510801


Medical Assistants perform routine administrative and clinical tasks to keep the offices and clinics of physicians, podiatrist, chiropractors, and optometrist offices running smoothly. The objective of the Medical Assisting Program is to prepare students to acquire satisfactory and demonstrate competency in a variety of medical office procedures and laboratory techniques under the direction supervision of a physician. The medical procedures and lab techniques include injections, EKG’s, vital signs, urinalysis,
phlebotomy, assisting in minor surgery and emergency situations. Front office skills include patient date collection, scheduling
patients, answering phone inquiries, insurance claims processing, bookkeeping, billing/collection, keyboarding, transcription, word processing and computer billing. The Medical Assistant diploma program is designed to prepare the student for an entry-level position in a medical office or clinical setting. Upon successful completion of the program, the student will be eligible to work in medical centers, doctors’ offices, and hospitals as a medical assistant under the supervision of a physician or other healthcare provider in any medical setting in the healthcare industry.


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent


Dawn Career Institute

WIOA Approved Program


Training Location(s)

252 Chapman Road, Newark DE 19702

Local WIB

1 - Statewide

Name of Credential

CCMA (Certified Medical Assisting) by the NHA (National Healthcare Association

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Title IV

Refund Policy


 A student wishing to withdraw should inform DCI in writing at least five (5) calendar days, but no more than thirty (30) calendar days, in advance of withdrawal.  For the full refund policy, please click our link above to access our school catalog.  

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - Accrediting Commission of Career Schools/Colleges

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$557.00 15 Books

Testing/Exam Fees

$100.00 CCMA Certification The testing fees are due to Dawn Career Institute prior to the training.

In-State/District Tuition


Other Fees

$44.00 Scrubs (uniforms)

Out-of-State/District Tuition


Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)

$35.00 Blood pressure cuff and stethoscope

Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

31-9092.00Medical Assistants
$0.00 per hour

Provider Status



252 Chapman Road, Newark, Delaware 19702

Phone Number

(302) 273-3560

Fax Number

(302) 533-7673

Last Updated

Jun 15, 2023


Aug 28, 2018


Jul 01, 2024

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