Become a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant and join the growing healthcare field.
Clinical medical assistants combine clinical and procedural knowledge, working across the domain of health care facilities to aid inpatient treatments and clinical operations. Towson University’s online Certified Clinical Medical Assistant course will train you to work as a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA), designated by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).
Course Format: Self-paced, online
Total Hours: 540 hours
Program Duration: Must be completed in 12 months
Materials: Tuition includes all instructional materials and a voucher for the certification exam.
This course is WIOA approved and is on the Maryland Eligible Training Provider List
(ETPL). Students obtaining support through WIOA offices should contact Chunta Rivers
via email at crivers AT_TOWSON to initiate the registration process.
This course is delivered by our education partners at ed2go.
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Clinical medical assistants are tasked with working directly with patients and supporting the work of doctors and other health care professionals. According to NHA, certified clinical medical assistants serve in a variety of functions that combine office operations and patient procedures. This course will help you gain the skills necessary to function as a member of the healthcare team in an ambulatory setting.
By course completion, you will be fully prepared to take and earn the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) exam, offered by the National Healthcare Association (NHA).
Students are supported by both an assigned instructor and assigned advisor throughout the duration of the course. Students receive contact information for both upon enrollment and all communication is handled via email. Students should allow up to two business days for responses.
There are no prerequisites to take the course. However, you must have a high school diploma or GED to be eligible to take the CCMA exam.
*NOTE: WIOA and other specialized workforce assistance programs are not eligible for discounts.