For the latest updates regarding this location, please visit our Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Information page
Medical & Dental Programs
The Clinical Medical Assisting program at SJVC’s Atascadero campus is designed to teach students basic skills, duties, and best practices in the healthcare field. Clinical Medical Assistants can be found working as cross-functional members of a medical office team, whether it’s under the supervision of doctors or nursing staff. The Medical Assistant program covers several job-ready training, including:
- Scheduling patient appointments
- Drawing blood samples for medical testing
- Measuring vital signs, such as blood pressure
- Updating patient records and medical histories
- Helping medical personnel with patients exams
Launch your future in Clinical Medical Assisting by earning a Certificate of Completion in as few as nine months or an Associate of Science Degree in as little as fifteen months at our local campus or online. After finishing the program, you’ll be eligible to sit for the National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) exam.
Be advised, SJVC prepares students to take appropriate certification and licensure exams related to their individual majors. Graduates may qualify for other certifications depending upon location and placement requirements. The College does not guarantee students will successfully pass these exams or be certified or licensed as a result of completing the program.
The field of Medical Office Administration allows you to interact with patients and support the healthcare team. During SJVC’s Medical Office Administration program in Atascadero, you will learn skills like:
- Billing and coding
- Patient scheduling
- Office supply upkeep
- Front office operations
- Patient records management
Enroll in our Medical Office Administration program and receive a Certificate of Completion in as little as nine months or an Associate of Science Degree in as few as fifteen months. You can gain your credentials at at a nearby campus or online. SJVC prepares students to take appropriate certification and licensure exams related to their individual majors. Graduates may qualify for other certifications depending upon location and placement requirements.
If you’re interested in learning more about our classes, curriculum, and hands-on training, contact us today to get started!
Business & Criminal Justice Programs
At San Joaquin Valley College, our Business Office Administration program in Atascadero allows students to learn technical skills in computer applications, bookkeeping, customer service, data entry, and more. Make your dreams a reality by earning a Certificate of Completion in as few as eight months or an Associate Degree in as little as fifteen months. Students can get their credentials at a nearby campus or online.
Can't Find Your Program?View All Programs
Career Training in Atascadero, California
SJVC Atascadero offers accelerated, medical and business programs, that can be completed in as few as 9-months. The campus offers a library and learning resource center, computer labs, student center, and a medical lab to support students’ educational programs and learning needs. It is conveniently located near several restaurants and a fitness center and is a short walk from the El Camino Real at Solano Avenue bus stop (Route 9). Those interested in enrolling in one of the three programs SJVC Atascadero offers can meet with an admissions advisor at our campus.
Request information today and you will hear from your SJVC Atascadero advisor shortly. We know it’s tough to choose the right career college for you. Our advisor will answer your questions, help determine what program suits you best and work with you to determine if SJVC will be a good fit
“SJVC transforms people’s lives. Our students leave here after completing their program and enter meaningful careers that they love. I find that inspiring.”