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Medical Assistant School in San Jose

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Our medical assistant school in San Jose’s downtown is strategically located at the epicenter of this thriving city, celebrated for its cultural diversity and abundant opportunities for our students. Of course, those opportunities depend on the quality of their education. When an institution is embedded in the community, it’s respected. Healthcare providers trust it and choose their future employees based on those programs. Bay Area Medical Academy offers this type of top-notch curriculum in a convenient location, setting our students up for success.

Location and Amenities

When attending medical assistant courses at our downtown San Jose medical assistant school, students can access a wide range of local businesses for dining, grabbing coffee between classes, and shopping.

31 N. 2nd St. Suite 100
San Jose, CA 95113

Phone: 408-896-9440
Fax: 415-358-8333

Between classes, students can be found sipping on coffee from Starbucks, exploring downtown, or grabbing a quick lunch at Slice of Homage Pizza on 163 W Santa Clara St. These convenient options provide a taste of the city’s offerings and a brief escape from their academic routines.

Curriculum for Our Medical Assistant School in San Jose

An aerial view of San Jose

Bay Area Medical Academy was founded as a grassroots initiative. In 2004, Simonida Cvejic established the first location in response to the local demand for healthcare professionals. The school’s core philosophy, which has become synonymous with our institution, revolves around community. Our staff, students, and administration work together to fulfill critical healthcare needs. 

Our medical assistant school in San Jose prepares students from all walks of life with a 9-month, 900-hour program where they learn essential medical assistant skills and prepare for three highly respected certifications; 

  • National Certified Medical Assistant
  • Certified EKG Technician, CET
  • California Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT-1) / National Certified Phlebotomy Technician 

They refine those skills and obtain the training necessary to pass certification exams through a 200-hour externship program. We work with many local San Jose healthcare providers, including:

Transportation and Parking

For students at our medical assistant school in San Jose, getting to campus is a breeze whether you opt for public transportation or prefer driving.

Public Transportation


  • Parking is available at North 3rd Street Parking Garage at 95 North 3rd Street.
    • From the garage, it’s a short walk through the parking lot to reach 2nd Street, where the campus is located.

Our medical assistant school in San Jose is a great place to start your career. If you’re ready to take the next step, fill out the contact form or call us at 1-408-896-9440

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Accreditation and Certifications

Why Accreditation Is Important

When you attend an accredited institution, you are attending a school that has undergone a rigorous process that evaluates educational quality. It’s not easy to become or remain an accredited institution. The rules and regulations are strict, precise and designed to protect students. Here are some of the benefits:

  • A reliable indicator of quality

  • Approved program of study

  • Qualified instructors

  • Recognition by employers nationwide

What our graduates say

I liked the hands-on training best. The training in class was set up to give you the experience of working in a doctor’s office. You’re trained to take vitals and give injections, among other things.

Joan Garchitorena, Medical Assisting Graduate

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Call 415-943-2028 (San Francisco) or 415-217-0077 (San Jose)

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