Information on Healthcare Career Pathways Program Medical Assistant Training for Contra Costa Residents

Medical Assistant (MA) Training

Become a medical assistant in just 16 weeks!

Contra Costa County residents, it's time to launch your healthcare career. Our new Medical Assistant training program, offered at no-cost to you, includes 12 weeks of in-class training followed by 4 weeks of externship to give you the hands-on experience to succeed.

We are no longer accepting applications for the upcoming cohort.
We will begin accepting applications for the following cohort by May 2024 .

Interested? Sign Up for Our Waiting List : Classes Expected to Start in May

Next Cohorts Start in May



Program Overview:
  • Duration: 12 weeks in-class training
  • Classes: Mon - Fri 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
  • 4 weeks of externship (hours may vary)
  • Small cohort sizes
No Cost to You:

The total cost of tuition and fees for this course is $6,500. However, Opportunity Junction identifies funding sources to cover this cost so that none of these costs are passed on to those enrolled in this training program.

  • Hot lunches Monday-Thursday
  • Mental health resources and support
  • Connections to employers
  • Job placement assistance
  • Alumni career advancement support

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