June 01, 2023

State Fair Community College is now offering the Medical Assisting (MEA) program on the Sedalia campus, 3201 West 16th St. for a fall (Aug. 21) or spring (Jan.  16) start.  Depending on individual career goals, students may earn a Skills Certificate in 18.5 credit hours, a Professional Certificate in 34 credit hours or an Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assisting in 61 credit hours. Classes are offered online with one day a week on-ground skills lab in Sedalia.

SFCC’s program prepares students to work as multi-skilled health professionals who can perform both clinical and administrative duties in physicians’ offices, medical centers, clinics, laboratories, and other ambulatory care settings. MEA employment is projected to grow 23% through 2024. Salaries range from $30,390 to $51,710 (mynextmove.org).

For more information, go to www.sfccmo.edu/medical-assisting, and click the Request Info button at the bottom of the webpage to submit a request form. The program also is offered at SFCC’s Clinton, Boonville and Lake of the Ozarks campuses.

To enroll, prospective students need to first apply online (www.sfccmo.edu/apply) for admission to SFCC and then complete an additional MEA application. There is no cost to apply.

SFCC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

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