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MHP Medical 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. The 2021 winter semester that begins in January is full; however, we are accepting applications for the Fall 2021 semester. Please download the application, complete your essay and submit your immunization records to be placed on the waitlist. You will be contacted in July 2021 to begin our screening process if you are still interested at that time. MHP is an approved training site for the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) Next Level funding. Submit your application, essay and immunization records to:

What We'll Need From You

  • Complete the application in its entirety and submit it to Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • 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: Rubela, Rubeola, Mumps, Varicella and Hepatitis 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.
  • Questions? Want to be added to the wait list? Call Education Services at (317) 398-5297 or email:

What To Expect From Us

  • Once your application is submitted, you will receive an email regarding next steps.
  • Registration deadline for January 2021 semester is September 1, 2020.

MHP Medical Assisting Program

  • Winter semester begins in late January, 2021
  • 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 or see if you qualify for financial assistance at:
  • Email completed application to

MHP Medical Assistant Training Program Application Form

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