Join the high-growth field of health care as a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) with training from Anne Arundel Community College.
Our experienced and credentialed professional faculty will prepare you for a rewarding career working with patients in a clinical health care setting in areas such as physicians’ offices, managed care organizations, outpatient care and certain functions within a hospital. Once you successfully complete the CCMA program, you are eligible to sit for certification examinations given by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) to become a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA).
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The program consists of four courses:
CMA-300 Medical Assisting I
CMA-301 Medical Assisting II
CMA-302 Medical Assisting III
CMA-303 Medical Assisting Externship
Upon successful completion of the program, students are prepared to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) exam to earn the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant credential.
The total cost for the program is $4,237, which includes tuition, fees and NHA exam costs for Anne Arundel County residents.
Applicants must be 18 or older with a high school diploma or GED.
This program requires students to participate in a 100-hour, nonpaid externship in a medical practice. Practicums are 25 hours a week for four weeks and are only available Monday through Friday. Required documentation must be submitted to the program coordinator and approved prior to practicum placement. Costs associated with obtaining documentation are at the student's expense. Documentation includes:
Additional costs for students:
Interested students must attend a mandatory information session.