Medical Assistant application period reopens

JUNE 15, 2022

Illinois Valley Community College’s Medical Assistant program’s fall application period has re-opened, program coordinator Kaity Ritter announced today. Students have until July 22 to apply for classes beginning Aug. 15.

The four-semester, 29.5 credit hour program began in January 2020. Medical assistants perform a combination of administrative and clinical tasks such as initial patient assessment, physical exams, medical histories, collection and processing of samples and patient prep, among other duties.

Contact Ritter at (815) 224-0274 or To register, call Records at (815) 224-0447.