Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)

Program Length

140 hours
plus 80 hour externship


Scarlet Oaks:
Monday and Wednesday
6:00 pm to 9:30 pm

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

Health Professions Academy:

Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays
9:00 am to 12:30 pm
Program Dates

Scarlet Oaks Start Dates:
August 17 to January 20, 2021
August 18 to January 14, 2021

February 1 to June 23, 2021
February 2 to June 22, 2021

Health Professions Academy Start Dates:
May 11, 2020

Program Campus Location

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

Health Professions Academy at OhioMeansJobs
1916 Central Parkway
Cincinnati, Ohio 45214
Tuition Information

See Detailed Information Flyer under Related Information.

Other Costs

See Detailed Information Flyer under Related Information.

Related Information

CCMA Detailed Information Flyer

CCMA May 2020 class schedule (at Health Professions Academy location)

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 and the Health Professions Academy.

As part of this program, 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:
  • Attendance at an information session
  • BCI and FBI background check*
  • WorkKeys® testing*
  • Physical exam*
  • Two-step TB test*
  • Immunization record (MMR, Varicella, Tdap and Hepatitis B 3-dose series)*
  • Copy of high school diploma or HSE
  • Drug Screen*

*May be additional cost

Ready to Enroll?

  • Attend an information session
  • Submit completed program requirements to the campus you plan to attend


Information Sessions:

Find out if this is the right course for you!

Scarlet Oaks (Door #3):
Information Sessions (No registration necessary): 6:00 pm
June 24, 2020
July 29, 2020
December 9, 2020
January 6, 2021

Health Professions Academy:
Call 513.961.4220 to register for Health Professions Academy information sessions

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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.