Medical assisting and phlebotomy info session

Be a critical part of the health care team

Get your start in medical assisting or phlebotomy at Stark State College Akron.


  • Collect patient blood for clinical laboratory analysis
  • Complete this certificate in just two semesters
    • classroom/lab instruction for 16 weeks, two evenings a week
    • 105 hours of clinical experience in a hospital or outpatient lab
  • Be eligible to become a certified phlebotomy technician.
  • Completely offered at SSC Akron

Medical assisting

  • Cross-trained health professionals work alongside physicians, performing both clinical and administrative responsibilities
  • Earn an associate of applied science in medical assisting
  • Fully accredited program
  • Employment predicted to grow much faster than the average for all occupations.
  • Start at SSC Akron, finish up at main campus

Find out more

Info Session • March 22 • 5:30 pm • 755 White Pond Drive

Attend an information session about the medical assisting and phlebotomy programs on March 22 at 5:30 p.m. at 755 White Pond Dr., Stark State’s current Akron location.

The event will feature

  • information about the admissions process
  • medical assisting program requirements and job outlook
  • videos
  • demonstrations
  • tours
  • discussion with faculty

Enroll now to secure a spot for fall.

Walk-ins will be accepted, but reservations are preferred. For more information, call 330-494-6170, ext. 4670, email