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Clinical Medical Assistant

Discover WVJC’s Pathway Program

WVJC offers Medical Assisting students a pathway to nursing school. Spending 12 months in the accelerated Clinical Medical Assistant program to help prepare students for the Nursing program. Learning medical skills in a hands-on environment is the key to their success. Micah and Joey, two current WVJC students, discuss their experiences with the medical assistant … Read more

Regional Eye Associates – Externship Highlight

Creating a lasting relationship with our externship sites is essential to provide our students with a quality hands-on experience. At Regional Eye Associates, our Clinical Medical Assistant (CMA) students, Medical Office Administration (MOA) students, and Medical Coding (MC) students receive just that and more. According to their website, Regional Eye Associates is dedicated to “enhancing … Read more

Renee Rollins and Micah Jones – Faculty and Student Highlight

WVJC Charleston Dental Director Renee Rollins is joined by her daughter Micah Jones to discuss their experiences at WVJC. Micah is a student in the Clinical Medical Assistant program and loves the hands-on element and having extra support nearby. Renee loves to watch her daughter and students grow and develop the skills needed to succeed … Read more

Clinical Medical Assistant – Program Highlight

The Clinical Medical Assistant program at WVJC is designed to prepare you for an exciting career working alongside doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals to help examine and treat patients. With plenty of hands-on experiences, you’ll be prepared to start your career as a medical assistant, phlebotomist, lab assistant, and many other exciting roles. Watch … Read more

What do We Mean When We Say Hands-On Learning?

WVJC’s Medical Terminology students practiced their hands-on skills in the pharmaceutical lab. Students created chapstick and lip balm while learning about pharmaceutical terms. This activity was a fun, hands-on learning experience for WVJC Morgantown students! Explore our fast-track WVJC healthcare programs in Nursing, Clinical Medical Assistant, or Medical Office Administration by requesting information here!  

Health Access Inc. – Externship Highlight

At West Virginia Junior College, creating a lasting relationship with our externship sites is essential to provide our students with a quality hands-on experience. At Health Access Inc., located in Clarksburg, WV, our Clinical Medical Assistant (CMA) students receive that and more. According to their website, Health Access was founded in 1992 to provide medical … Read more

Hannah Smith – Student Highlight

Hannah Smith graduated from Fairmont Senior High School in May of 2021 and is studying to become a Clinical Medical Assistant at WVJC Bridgeport. Hannah originally got interested in the medical field because of her aunt, a medical assistant for eight years. However, 2020 ultimately solidified her decision to go into the medical field as … Read more

Mono Test Demonstration

Today, watch Caitlin Syrews and Kellie Middleton – a current Clinical Medical Assistant student at West Virginia Junior College Bridgeport demonstrate how to perform a rapid mono test. A rapid mono test is known to be CLIA-waived. The Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments regulate laboratory testing and require clinical laboratories to be certified by the Center … Read more

Allaysha Benger – Graduate Highlight

Allaysha Benger spent a large portion of her life in the restaurant and serving industry before coming to WVJC, but working in that field never really felt like that was a long-term goal for her. Prior to attending WVJC Online, Allaysha had never attended a college institution because she felt like she was never going … Read more

Tabitha Browning – Graduate Highlight

WVJC Clinical Medical Assistant graduate, Tabitha Browning loves her career as a medical assistant at Bali Surgical! She describes how her experience at West Virginia Junior College prepared her for success in the healthcare field. If you are ready for a healthcare career, please visit wvjc.edu to apply today!