Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)

Program Length

140 hours
plus 80 hour externship


Scarlet Oaks: (3 class options) 

Evening Classes
Tuesdays and Thursdays
6:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Day Classes
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
9:00 am to 12:30 pm

8:30 am to 3:30 pm

Program Dates

Daytime Classes 9:00 am-12:30 pm
January 10, 2022-April 14, 2022

Evening Classes 6:00 pm-9:30 pm
February 1, 2022-June 23, 2022

Saturday Classes 8:30 am-3:30 pm
October 9, 2021-April 9, 2022

Program Campus Location

Scarlet Oaks Career Campus
303 Scarlet Oaks Drive
Cincinnati, Ohio 45241

Tuition Information

$2,599 (Tuition does not include national exam fee)

Other Costs

National exam: $155
CPR: $50

Available Certifications

NHA -CCMA National Certification
American Heart Association -BLS Provider

CCMA Detailed Information Flyer

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 to take the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national examination. Available at Scarlet Oaks.

As part of this program, 90% in-class attendance is required, and you are required to 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. 

Enrollment Requirements:

The following clinical requirements are due 2 weeks after class begins:

  • Physical exam*
  • Two-step TB test*
  • Immunization record (MMR, Varicella, Tdap and Hepatitis B 3-dose series)
  • Drug screen*
  • Flu Shot*
  • Updated resume
  • Release Form

*May be additional cost

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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.