Medical Assistant

Train to be a Medical Assistant! Briya Public Charter School offers a Medical Assistant (MA) training program. The 12-15 month program prepares you for a career as a Registered Medical Assistant, working alongside doctors and nurses in clinics and hospitals.  

Program Details:  

  • Classes are in person at 100 Gallatin Street NE.
  • The course requires a commitment of 25-35 hours per week for 12-15 months, including coursework, externships, and summer test prep sessions. 
  • One month of full-time, in-person clinic training at medical centers across the DC area is required.
  • Students prepare to earn the nationally recognized Registered Medical Assistant certification.

To qualify for the Medical Assistant training program, you must: 

  • Live in Washington, D.C. 
  • Have a high school diploma or GED. 
  • Pass entrance exams in reading and math.

Fil out an interest form or call (202) 232-7777 for more information. 

Mary’s Center’s partner in education, Briya Public Charter School, works with our participants to provide language classes, job training, & early childhood development for families in Washington, DC.