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Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)

Program Quick Facts

Join the Ever-Growing Health Care Field with this Short-Term Certification Program

Take this 140-hour program with an 80-hour externship and learn the duties of the medical assistant, including taking medical histories and recording vital signs, explaining treatment procedures, preparing patients for examination, and assisting the physician. Clinical Medical Assistants collect laboratory specimens and perform basic laboratory tests, instruct patients about special diets, prepare and administer medications, draw blood, prepare patients for x-rays, take electrocardiograms, and change dressings. Students who successfully complete the program will be eligible for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national examination. Available at Scarlet Oaks.

As part of this program, 100% in-class attendance is required, and you must participate in an 80-hour clinical externship.

Learn more about a typical career in this field!

* Please note: This program is not eligible for Pell Grant or Stafford Loans (FAFSA). Please click here to view other types of assistance. 

Steps of Enrollment

  1. Attend an information session 
  2. Apply online  
  3. FBI & BCI background check*
  4. Take the WorkKeys Tests (must achieve a level 4 or higher)
  5. Submit copy of HS diploma/HSE
  6. Payment for the course*
  7. Scrubs* 
  8. Medical Verification*
  9. Two-Step T.B. Test*
  10. Immunization record (MMR, T-dap, Varicella, and Hepatitis B 3-Series)*
  11. Flu Shot*
  12. Drug Screen* 
  13. Updated Resume

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The Certified Clinical Medical Assistant program is offered at Great Oaks by Condensed Curriculum International (CCI). Since 1993, CCI has supported schools in communities nationwide with educational programs focused on healthcare and other in-demand disciplines.