Medical Assistant (LAYC Career Academy PCS)

The LAYCCA Medical Assisting Program will provide students with the appropriate didactic theory and hands-on skills required and necessary, to prepare them for entry-level positions such as clinical or administrative assistant, medical receptionist, and medical insurance biller. Students will study the structure and functions of the major body systems in conjunction with medical terminology, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, computer skills, administrative processes, bookkeeping and accounting practices, and the process of medical insurance forms and claims. The program is comprised of 880 hours (720 classroom + 160 externship). It is taught Monday – Thursday from 9 am to 1:55 pm for 10 months, in accordance with the LAYC Career Academy academic calendar.

Position/Opportunity: LAYC Career Academy PCS: Medical Assistant Training Program


  • Must be between 16-24 years old
  • District of Columbia resident
  • High school diploma or equivalent

Application Requirements:

  • Complete online application
  • Provide documentation for proof of age, DC residency, health records, and high school credential