Medical Assistant

Start your medical assisting career with Butte County ROP

Apply to participate in Butte County ROP's Medical Assistant Program

This program is designed to prepare students with the necessary knowledge, skills and experience for entry-level employment as a medical assistant in a doctor’s office, medical clinic or health service agency.

Program content includes medical/surgical asepsis, assisting with the physical examination, office surgery, electrocardiographs, administration of medications, basic laboratory skills, assisting with diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and specialized medical practice.

Upon successful completion, students will be eligible for the California Certified Medical Assistant (CCMA) exam.

Application Information



CTEC-ROP Adult Center
2491 Carmichael Drive, Suite 200, Chico, CA


  • Class is a combination of lecture, laboratory and community classroom experiences
  • Please check our website for upcoming class dates and times.

Financial Aid

  • This course is approved for federal financial aid. Please complete a FAFSA application to determine eligibility.
  • ROP's school code is 042205.

Butte County Career Technical Education (CTE)

Office Hours
  • Monday-Friday
  • 8:30am - 4:30pm