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Medical Programs

Clinical Medical Assisting

The day-to-day practices of a medical assistant (MA) can be broken down into two different roles: administrative and clinical work. They might also help doctors and nurses with patient medical records, bookkeeping, insurance claims, and more. 

San Joaquin Valley College’s Clinical Medical Assisting program in Porterville provides you with the education you need for a Certificate of Completion in as few as 9 months. You can gain hands-on experience and a certificate of completion to jumpstart your career by signing up today!

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Medical Office Administration

Medical Office Specialists are essential to medical and healthcare facilities, as they perform admin duties to support patients, registered nurses, and doctors. Their duties may vary by location. Students in SJVC’s Clinical Medical Office Administration program in Porterville receive the training necessary to provide basic administrative support in a variety of healthcare settings. Students in the program learn medical insurance principles, medical office operations, human relations, and medical law.

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Business Programs

Business Office Administration

Administrative Assistants ensure smooth and seamless operations to secure efficiency and compliance with company guidelines. BOAs may also be responsible for a variety of other tasks, including:

  • Supporting accounting and bookkeeping procedures.
  • Answering phone calls and responding to emails, letters, and packages. 
  • Tracking the inventory of office supplies and placing orders as needed.
  • Keeping records up-to-date with personnel, finance data, and other reports.
  • Managing employee agendas, travel arrangements, and appointments for the leadership team.

During the program at SJVC, you’ll learn how to use computer software, familiarize yourself with principles related to human resources and customer service, as well as gain knowledge on routine processes like accounting. In addition, our Business Office Administration program in Porterville can be completed in as few as eight months.

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Training at SJVC Porterville

Request information today and you will hear from an SJVC Porterville 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 in Porterville, CA will be a good fit.

Kenneth Kurts Campus President

Successful students are a key to a strong vibrant community. SJVC is committed to the success of every student. I am excited to bring my 26 years working in education to help students achieve their success and see the change they will make in their community. Let the journey begin!

Kenneth Kurts

Campus Dean

San Joaquin Valley College, Porterville

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