Our Program Mission
At Big Bend Community College we strive for excellence. Big Bend Community College provides an environment that promotes educational mobility, personal growth and fosters a desire for lifelong learning. We are dedicated to ensuring that our students have the proper educational foundation and critical skills sets necessary for success as entry-level medical assistants. Our instructors strive to provide students with the most up to date, evidenced-based curriculum. It is our goal to strengthen comprehension, and critical thinking skills, as a means to ensure that each graduate possesses the tools needed to provide safe, competent care and make sound clinical judgments. Big Bend Community College MA program adheres to the regulations set forth pursuant to the revised code of Washington: Chapter 18.360 RCW as well as the Washington Administrative Code: Chapter 246-827 WAC. Graduates of the Big Bend Community College Medical Assistant program are eligible for certification through American Medical Technologists (AMT). AMT is accredited by the National Commissions for Certifying Agencies (NCCA). Graduates certified through AMT are then eligible for licensure through the Washington State Department of Health.
For further information regarding AMT and Washington state law, please view the following websites:
Medical Assistant Faculty/Staff