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Welcome to Cambridge Junior College

People embark on career training for a wide variety of reasons, but the most common reason we see is this one: they want a new start. They want a chance at a career that matters, one that offers both security and meaning, opportunities for personal growth and opportunities to make a positive impact on others. And that’s exactly the path you’ll find available to you at Cambridge Junior College.

Based in Yuba City, California, Cambridge Junior College offers a Medical Assistant career training designed to be your gateway into the healthcare field. Our Medical Assistant program incorporates meaningful experiences, classroom instruction, and cutting edge trends in the healthcare industry to empower you and connect you to your career goals.

Cambridge is proud of our history and connections in Yuba City, including being recognized by top employers and cultivating strong relationships within the industry that our Medical Assistant graduates benefit from. If you have been looking for healthcare career training that can help you build a more rewarding future for yourself, Cambridge is your place to start.

In as little as 9 months*, you could be on your way to becoming a Medical Assistant.

Medical Assistant

Contribute directly to the health and wellness of individuals in your community as a valued member of a healthcare team. This program will get you the fundamental skills to be a valuable member in many healthcare settings.

Success Story

See what a graduate of Cambridge Junior College’s Medical Assistant program has to share in their own words and discover how our Medical Assistant training helped them be prepared and confident in pursuing a rewarding career.


What Sets Us Apart

Cambridge Junior College students learn by doing. The hands-on, practical training fuels our focus on graduating work-ready professionals in a short period of time.

  • Externship Programs — Externship opportunities and clinical rotations allow you to gain not only real-world skills, but practical connections and networking opportunities.
  • Industry Experienced Instructors — Our instructors combine both experience in the industry and excellent teaching skills so you’re well-trained in the topics you need to know.
  • Hands-On Training— You can’t just learn in the classroom; you have to be able to practice and hone your techniques, which is why we prioritize hands-on instruction.
  • Personal Attention — Every student is unique, and we want to celebrate that by building a personal relationship with you and ensuring you get individualized instruction from your teachers.
  • Career Support — We are there for you even after you’ve graduated, with a career services team trained to assist you with resume preparation, interview training, and job search assistance.

Yuba City Campus

Cambridge Junior College in Yuba City, California

Cambridge Junior College in Yuba City, CA is located just 42 miles north of Sacramento near the Beale Air Force Base and offers convenient and flexible career training to students living or working in Yuba City, Chico, Marysville, Oroville, Sheridan, Roseville and other counties north of Sacremtento.

Professional Medical Assistant Training

At Cambridge Junior College, you’ll get access to expert instructors, quality resources, financial aid,  and personalized instruction to help you succeed in your medical training. With a streamlined, hands-on program, you can train for a new career as a Medical Assistant in as little as 9 Months*.

Get the Skills to Be a Medical Assistant

9 Month* Medical Assistant Program in Yuba City, California

Online Classes Available

You want a career that gives you both job security, financial stability, and a feeling of fulfillment, and that’s exactly what you can have with a career as a medical assistant. The demand for skilled medical assistants is skyrocketing, with the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicting employment will grow by 23% through 2028. And it’s no surprise when you think about what a vital role medical assistants provide as part of a healthcare team, performing a wide range of tasks dealing with everything from acute patient care to medical records and administration.

Cambridge is proud to deliver career-ready medical assistants to prominent community employers for over 20 years. In as little as 9 months*, you can receive Medical Assistant training in areas that include:

  • Medical billing and finances
  • Electronic health records management
  • Specialty procedures
  • Medical office emergencies/CPR
  • Exam room procedures
  • Laboratory procedures
  • Pharmacology and medical terminology
  • EKG
  • Phlebotomy

Cambridge’s Medical Assistant program in Yuba City provides the kind of well-rounded career education you need to step confidently into your new healthcare career, including interactive classes led by experienced medical professionals, hands-on training so you can hone your skills and techniques, and real-world experience in the form of externships and clinical rotations. Get a feel for your new career and surroundings while also making helpful industry connections before you graduate.

Our Medical Assistant Program At-a-Glance

  • 9 months from first class to graduation*
  • Practical, hands-on training
  • Instructors with industry experience
  • Day and evening classes available
  • Externships and in-the-field experience included
  • Financial aid, including the G.I. Bill® and other scholarships, available to those who qualify
  • Dedicated career services team for job search assistance
  • Well-rounded program that includes both administrative and clinical skills

Medical Assistant Career Opportunities

Among the many benefits of a medical assistant career is the amount of variety there is when it comes to where, when, and how you want to work. Medical assistant jobs can also be listed as clinical assistants, medical administrative assistants, medical records specialists, and other similar titles, and because just about every healthcare facility depends upon medical assistants, you can find work in places like:

  • Private practices
  • Clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Outpatient care centers
  • Medical research centers
  • Care facilities
  • And more!

Becoming a medical assistant is a great career path in its own right, and it can also be a good jumping off point to further job growth and advancement with additional training and experience. It needs people who are caring, compassionate, adaptable, and detail-oriented. If that sounds like you — or like who you want to be — then you owe it to yourself to look into this career.

Upcoming Start Dates

Day Classes: April 26th

Interested in Learning More About Our Medical Assistant Program?

The best way to see if Cambridge Junior College is right for you is to contact an admissions representative. Get more information about the Medical Assistant program, class schedules, and financial aid options. Get more info no

For immediate questions, give us a call at 1-530-674-9199

*Program length when completed in normal time.

G.I. Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at

Military & Veterans

Serving Those Who Serve Our Country

At Cambridge Junior College, we’re proud to serve the dedicated and hard-working members of our military. We believe it is important to provide a convenient education to those who have risked their lives to protect our freedoms at home.

If you or your spouse is a member of the military, we encourage you to take advantage of Cambridge Junior College’s military education opportunities and veteran assistance programs for those who qualify. You can benefit from our supportive instructors and career-focused Medical Assistant Program in Yuba City, California. Our commitment to military and veteran education is part of what makes this such great place for military families to learn. We’re ready to help you reach your career goals!

Learn more about Cambridge Junior College’s military-friendly education:

  • Career Services – We’re happy to assist with resume writing, interviewing techniques and advising with job openings.
  • Externship Programs – Gain practical, real-world skills with our externship opportunities or clinical rotations.
  • Financial Assistance – Our financial aid advisors can help you find out if you qualify for veterans’ benefits, the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill® or spouse tuition assistance.

Is a Rewarding Career as a Medical Assistant Right For You? Get More Info…

If you’re interested in learning more about careers in Medical Assisting and exploring whether Cambridge is right for you, fill out the form on this page to receive more information.

For immediate questions, give us a call at 1-530-674-9199

Military & Veterans

Cambridge Junior College is proud to be affiliated with the Department of Veterans Affairs and serve the dedicated and hard-working members of our military. We believe it is important to provide affordable, convenient Medical Assistant training to those who have risked their lives to protect our freedoms at home.

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