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Medical Assisting Technology

Medical assistants are instrumental in helping patients feel at ease in the physician’s office and play a proactive role in presenting patients’ concerns and questions to physicians. The Medical Assisting Technology (MAT) Program at Ohio University Lancaster prepares competent entry-level medical assistants to perform those administrative and clinical tasks found in ambulatory health care. Graduates of the program are equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary in both the scientific/clinical areas and the business/ administrative areas of the medical assisting field. Medical assistants are allied health professionals who work in a variety of health care settings. Employment opportunities are best for medical assistants with recognized training and professional certification in this rapidly growing field. Ohio University Lancaster’s MAT students are well-prepared to seek those job opportunities upon graduation.

Undergraduate Catalog

The medical assisting program at Ohio University has a job placement rate of 75% with an employer satisfaction rate of 100%.

(2019 graduates)

Contact Person

For more information, please contact Cynthia Boles, CMA bolesc@ohio.edu or our Student Services office at 740-681-3310


BCI and FBI Information for MAT [PDF]

CPR Verification Form [PDF]

Health Form [PDF]

Technical Standards [PDF]

Semester Curriculum [PDF]

Change of Major Request [MS Word]

Tentative Semester Planner Information

Subject Course Name F1 SP1 F2 SP2 F3 SP3 F4 SP4
MAT 1010 Intro to Medical Assisting X X X X X X X X
MAT 1400 Medical Terminology
Medical Assisting
MAT 1700 Administrative Techniques I   X   X   X   X
MAT 2000 Pharmacology and Diseases   X   X   X   X
MAT 2010 Clinical Techniques I   X   X   X   X
MAT 2020 Clinical Techniques II X   X   X   X  
MAT 2100 Law & Ethics Medical Assisting X   X   X   X  
MAT 2300 Administrative Techniques II X   X   X   X  
MAT 2920 Practicum   X   X   X   X