Medical Assistant Programs in Houston

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Medical Assistant: Your Path to a Fulfilling Career in Healthcare

Are you ready for a career that challenges you, rewards you, and gives you the opportunity to make a difference? Medical assistant training might be the ideal career for you! As a medical assistant, you can enjoy the security of having an in-demand job and the valuable opportunity to make a significant impact on people’s lives.

Texas Health School’s Medical Assistant Program will prepare you to become an asset to any medical team. Not only will you be responsible for administrative duties like scheduling appointments and maintaining medical records, but you’ll also provide direct patient care by taking vital signs, administering medications, and assisting with minor medical procedures. Upon completion of our Houston medical assistant program, you’ll possess the necessary skills to assist doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals in treating patients across a variety of medical settings.

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Medical Assistant Program Curriculum

The Medical Assistant Program at Texas Health School empowers you with the clinical and administrative skills necessary to thrive in the healthcare environment. Our comprehensive curriculum covers administrative topics such as medical ethics, medical codes, patient scheduling, insurance forms, and handling electronic medical records. It also provides hands-on training of clinical skills such as taking vital signs, administering injections, performing capillary punctures, and evaluating routine laboratory tests.

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By enrolling in our Houston medical assistant program you will:

  • Learn how to implement basic patient-care concepts.
  • Be able to apply the principles of pharmacology and have an understanding of prescription management, injections, and medications.
  • Gain hands-on training to assist with basic surgical procedures and the sterilization of surgical equipment.
  • Understand the proper protocol to record vital signs and perform electrocardiograms.
  • Acquire the knowledge and experience to provide first aid and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Have the opportunity to perform venipuncture and clinical lab procedures.
  • Learn how to exhibit compassionate and ethically sound behavior as a health care professional.
  • Demonstrate the basic knowledge of administrative skills such as scheduling, utilization of program management software, EHR data entry, and insurance billing and coding.

After graduating from our Houston medical assistant program and becoming nationally registered, you will be eligible for entry-level positions in a range of medical environments such as hospitals, clinics, private practices, and offices. You can also pursue employment opportunities in roles like medical assistant, patient care assistant, patient care technician, medical office receptionist, or administrative health assistant.

Program Hours and Schedules

Program Length

Day Evening
32 weeks 32 weeks

Program Schedules

Day Program Evening Program
Monday and Wednesday
Tuesday and Thursday
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
8:00am – 2:00pm 6:00pm – 10:00pm

Program Hours

Lecture Lab Externship Total
315 305 180 800
For more about our Medical Assistant Program:
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Admission Requirements

  • A high school diploma or GED
  • A Wonderlic Scholastic Level Exam Score of 13
  • The ability to read and write in English
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Medical Assistant Certifications Available at Texas Health School

Through the American Medical Technologists, medical assistants will have the opportunity to take the Nationally Registered Examinations one month prior to the start of their externship.

  • AMT–American Medical Technologists
  • NAHPUSA–National Association of Health Professionals
  • NRCMA—Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant
  • NRCPT—Nationally Registered Certified Phlebotomy Technician
  • NRCEKG—Nationally Registered Certified EKG Technician
  • NRCAHA—Nationally Registered Certified Administrative Health Assistant

To learn more about the requirements for the Registry exam, please visit or You can also call us at 713-932-9333 or send an email to


Texas Health School holds accreditation from the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE), which is a national accrediting agency that is recognized by the United States Department of Education. For more information about COE, please visit their website at

Texas Health School is approved and regulated by:

  • Texas Board of Nursing, Vocational Nursing Program
  • Texas Health and Human Services, Nurse Aide Training Program
  • Texas Health and Human Services, Medication Aide Training Program
  • Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, Massage Therapy Program
  • Texas Workforce Commission, Career Schools and Colleges, Austin, Texas
  • Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Austin, Texas (to grant degrees)
  • Texas Veterans Commission, Veterans Education

Texas Health School is recognized by:

  • The United States Department of Education (DOE) for participation in Federal Title IV Student Financial Assistance Programs (Federal Pell Grant, Federal Direct Student and Parent Loans)
  • Workforce Investment Act (WIA) [select programs only] for providing educational training services.
  • Title 38, United States Code for approved programs by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). Approved for training of veterans and other eligible persons. (including VA vocational rehabilitation programs.)
  • Texas Workforce Solutions – Vocational Rehabilitation Services (TWS-VRS)

A copy of the school’s accreditation, licensure, and approvals are on file and available for review upon written request to the School Director.

Additional Information

If you are interested in becoming a medical assistant, we invite you to begin your journey with us! The Medical Assistant Program at Texas Health School will equip you with the necessary skills to thrive within a field that is in high demand. For more information about our program and upcoming start dates, please call us at 713-932-9333 or contact us online.

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