Certified Clinical Medical Assistant - Garrett College
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Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)

Students will be prepared to work in a variety of medical facilities including a doctor's office, urgent care facilities, and hospitals. Our program teaches the skills needed to perform both front and back office services.

Program Goals

  • Prepares individuals for entry-level positions as a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant, Phlebotomist/Venipuncture Technician, EKG Technician and a Certified Medical Administration Assistant
  • Upon completion, students will be prepared for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) certification exam

Program Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required
  • Attend an Orientation and Information Session – Contact 301-387-3069 or cewd@garrettcollege.edu for upcoming dates and times.
  • Maintain a 75% average on quizzes and tests in each class and meet attendance requirements to progress to the next class.
Course Hrs of Instruction Tuition & Fees (GC Res)
Introduction to Health Care & Health Care Systems 45 $450
Medical Terminology for Health Careers 24 $235
Basic Math for Health Career Professions 9 $85
Certified Medical Administrative Assistant 69 $700
Phlebotomy Theory 60 $625
Basic Anatomy & Physiology for Health Careers 33 $300
Pharmacology 30 $250
Medicine Administration 15 $130
Introduction to Laboratory Techniques 15 $140
Basic EKG 12 $190
Externship #1 - Administrative 40 $375
Externship #2 - Phlebotomy 40 $375
Externship #3 - Clinical 40 $415
NHA Test Preparation 8 $94
TOTAL - Includes most text books and other instructional matierials.
Scrubs and the cost for Certification testing with National Healthcareer Association is included in the fees.

Time to Complete Program

  • Approximately 12 months
  • Classes are held 3 evenings per week

Program Externship

  • 120 hours conducted at various medical facilities
  • Completed after course-work portion of program

Location of Training

Career Technology Training Center in Accident

Connect with us

Contact Doug Beitzel or cewd@garrettcollege.edu