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Medical Assistant Entry Level


Blue Ridge Community College offers a continuing education program for Medical Assistant Entry Level. The program schedule and enrollment requirements are outlined on this page. 


This course is designed to teach the basics of the three aspects of Medical Assisting: Clinical, Administrative and Laboratory. Course work includes instruction in scheduling appointments, insurance coding and billing, medical transcription, computer operations, assisting with examinations/treatments, performing routine laboratory procedures and ethical and legal issues. Upon completion, students will be eligible to apply for the national certification exam. 
(200 hours /20 CEU's)

Health Care Program Information  

Henderson County Registration: Please note NEW registration location.

Registration for these programs is done in-person Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (closed 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. for lunch) at the Henderson County Campus in the Continuing Education Building, Room 123. To contact the program assistant call (828) 694-1750.

Health Care classes have moved
to the third floor of the new Health Sciences Center
805 6th Avenue West, Hendersonville, NC 28731-4137
(across from YMCA) 

Transylvania County Registration

On the first Thursday of each month from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and third Tuesday of each month from 1 to 4 p.m. registration is held at the Transylvania County Campus in Straus Building Student Welcome Center. To contact the program assistant call (828) 694-1750.


Registration Form


Course Schedule

Dates Days Times Location Room
Full: May 23 to August 31, 2017 Tu Th 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Health Sciences Center HSCB 3036
September 7 to December 21, 2017 Tu Th 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Transylvania County Campus TRCT 220


Course Costs

To be paid at registration:

  • Registration fee $266.30 (includes $1.30 accident insurance) payable to Blue Ridge Community College.
  • Textbook available at the College Bookstore. Cost varies. Contact the College Bookstore at (828) 694-1720. 
  • ID Tag: $5 (available at the College Bookstore)



**Have copies of #1-#5 at time of registration
1.  A current CPR card
2.  The student must be 18 years old.
3.  The student must have a high school diploma or GED
4.  ID’S required:
     A.  Signed Social Security Card (cannot be laminated), or letter from Social Security Office. 
     B.  Current Driver’s License or government-issued picture ID. Names must match

5.  Completed registration form

Payment of the $266.30 registration fee (includes $1.30 accident insurance) payable to Blue Ridge Community College. These fees are non-transferable to another course. If a student officially withdraws from the course before the 10% point, 75% of the registration fee can be refunded. Please note this does not include the accident and liability insurance fees, or supply fee.

  • For verification purposes, when registering, student must present necessary ID, all paperwork and payment.
  • If the College closes early due to weather or other circumstances, call 694-1700 for information.
  • Scholarship packets must be picked up at and returned with two letters of recommendation to the NCWorks Office.
  • Upon acceptance into the program the student must purchase ID Badge from the bookstore, located in the William D. Killian Building, prior to the first class session.


The Director of Disability Services may be reached at 694-1813 or in the David W. Sink, Jr. Building, room 127.

For more information:

Contact Us

Blue Ridge Community College
Health Care Program Office


Allied Health Director
(828) 694-1761


Allied Health Program Assistant
(828) 694-1750