Medical Assisting Welcome, from Nina Huntington

Welcome to the Medical Assisting Department. I am Nina Huntington (department chair).
Should you have questions or comments, please email me at, or call me at 207-741-5775.
My office is 204e located in the Health and Science Building
Welcome to the Medical Assisting Department Portal
The purpose of this site is to enhance communication between students, faculty, staff, and the public.

Program Mission and Goals

  • Mission of the Medical Assisting Program is to educate and prepare students to be successful as Medical Assistants in a dynamic health care environment.


  • Educate and train highly skilled, competent, professional entry-level Medical Assistants to serve patients in the ambulatory care setting consistent with standards of current professional practice.
  • To prepare competent entry level Medical Assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavioral) learning domains
  • Prepare students to practice Medical Assisting within the boundaries of professional training and ethical principles.
  • Provide competency based knowledge and skills as a basis for clinical and administrative decision making in the practice of safe, accurate and appropriate care.



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