South Coast College Helps You Launch Your Medical Career

Congratulations to the graduates of the Medical Assistant Program who have recently been hired! Thanks to Jorge Guzman, Medical Assistant Placement Coordinator, for his efforts in assisting graduates. Malynda Banaga, Spectrum Women’s Healthcare Hailee Banks, OC Dermatology; Martha Carrillo, Dr. Perry B. Sheidayl Sara Hernandez, Urology Care Center Alyson Jones, Orange County Pain Specialist Heidi Read More

Jumpstart the Road to Success

Smiling medical assistant in the hallway of a medical office. She has a stethoscope around her neck and her arms are crossed.

Medical Assisting students learn hands-on in real healthcare settings! Becoming a medical assistant allows you to build a stable foundation for your career right away. South Coast College will prepare you to be not just an excellent candidate for the medical field but will provide you with guidance after graduation. What are you waiting for? Read More

Five Reasons Why Medical Assisting Program Has A High Placement Rate

Reason No. 1 Placement of a medical assistant student begins with the enrollment interview.  South Coast College is fortunate enough to be able to limit the size of its medical assistant program to enable students to have personalized attention.  For this reason, South Coast College is able to look for the ideal medical assistant candidate. Read More

Medical Students Express Appreciation

The faculty, staff, and administration were overwhelmed by the words of appreciation from the medical assisting students at graduation.  View the South Coast College video of graduation August 2015 at the Bowers Orange, CA.           Here is a sampling of their words of gratitude as they received their certificates. Joselyn Read More

Medical Assistant Passes RMA Examination

Congratulations to Joselyn Alvarez, RMA, a student in the Medical Assistant Program at South Coast College, for passing the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) Examination.  Joselyn will graduate from the South Coast College Medical Assistant Program in August 2015.  She has already been hired as a Medical Assistant.  Medical Assistant in California are not required to Read More

Medical Assistant Passes RMA

Congratulations to Frances Martel, RMA, the latest Medical Assistant from the South Coast College Medical Assistant Program, for passing the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) Examination. Frances achieved an exceptionally high score on the examination. She is preparing to go out on externship along with her colleagues who will be going out into externships throughout Orange Read More


Learning how to interview can be fun under the right conditions.  At South Coast College located in the City of Orange, having the Placement Coordinator for the Medical Assistant Program be someone who holds a Juris Doctorate in the law and a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) from USC Film School guarantees that preparing for Read More


South Coast College prides itself on having an aggressive placement strategy to place students in the areas of medical in which they have the most interest.  Tom Sinski,  J.D., Placement Coordinator, indicated that Medical Assistant students have up to four choices of externship sites of which to choose.  He said that it is important for Read More

Community Partners — South Coast College and UCI Medical Center

University of California at Irvine Medical Center in Orange, CA. South Coast College is happy to announce  that the UCI Allied Health Programs approved the South Coast College application for renewal for the Medical Assistant Externship Program.  South Coast College has been partnering with UCI in providing the South Coast College Medical Assistant students for Read More