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MHP Medicial Assistant Training Program


Are you interested in becoming a medical assistant? Major Health Partners offers a Medical Assistant Training Program to individuals who are 18 years of age and older with a high school diploma. This program consists of a 14-week didactic classroom portion and a 160-hour externship in an ambulatory provider office. MHP is an approved training site for the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD).

What You'll Need To Do

  • Attend the mandatory MHP Medical Assistant Information Meeting.
  • Complete the application in its entirety and submit it at the Information Meeting. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Questions? Want to be added to the waitlist? Call Education Services at (317) 398-5297 or email:

What We'll Need From You

  • A 200-word essay. Choice of topics: Why do you want to become a medical assistant? Or, why do you want to work in a healthcare profession?
  • A copy of your immunization record that includes the following: Rubellaa, Rubeola, Mumps, Varicella and Hepatitia B.
  • A two-step tuberculin test will be administered in class.
  • Between October 1 through March 31, a flu vaccination will be given in class.

What To Expect From Us

  • Once your application is submitted at the Information Meeting and approved, you will receive an email regarding next steps and payment options.
  • Cutoff for semester registration is three weeks prior to the start of the semester.

MHP Medical Assisting Program

  • Fall semester begins in September
  • Winter semester begins in January
  • Class times: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 5-8PM
  • Length of Program: 14 weeks
  • 160-hour externship is provided at MHP ambulatory offices
  • The NHA medical assistant certification exam is scheduled at the completion of the program
  • MHP employee cost: $1124.00. (Non-MHP Cost: $2104)
  • Additional costs not included in the program cost: scrubs and stethoscope
  • Payment options: cash, payment plan, credit card

MHP Medical Assistant Training Program Application Form

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