Medical Assistant Apprenticeship Program

The Medical Assistant (MA) Apprenticeship Program is a training program designed for current UW Health employees, as well as external applicants. Employees and external applicants receive training to become a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant on paid work time. Medical Assistants are Allied Health Professionals trained in ambulatory administrative, clinical and laboratory functions.

Future classes for 2023: Stay tuned to learn more


Learn More About the Program


Applying to the Program

There are two avenues to apply to the program:

Apply as a Current Employee

If you are accepted into the program as an employee:

  • There is no cost for the program. You are paid 40 hours a week while in the training program. There is a three-year work agreement.

To apply as a current UW Health employee, complete this form. Or, search Medical Assistant Apprenticeship Program on U-Connect.

Apply as a Student

If you are accepted into the program as a student:

  • You will become a UW Health Employee. There is no cost for the program. You are paid 40 hours a week while in the training program. There is a three-year work agreement.


To apply, visit uwhealth.org/careers and search “Medical Assistant Apprenticeship Program”.