Certified Clinical Medical Assistant

About the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Program

This program provides training in clinical procedures used by entry-level Medical Assistants working in hospitals, clinics, doctor’s offices, and other healthcare settings. Medical Assistants have always been critical employees in the healthcare system, but they are becoming even more critical as the industry expands to support technological advances and the population ages. MAs are multi-skilled allied healthcare professionals who may administer medications, assist with minor procedures, record vital signs, take medical histories, prepare patients and rooms for examinations, handle laboratory specimens, provide patient education, and much more. The program also includes resume, interview preparation, and job placement.

This program prepares the student to pass the following industry certification: National Healthcareer Association Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA).



Upcoming Programs

Location: Suffern
Mode: In person
Dates: September 9 – December 19, 2024
Days: Monday – Thursday
Time: 9 am – 2 pm
Cost: $4,997 
CRN: 90003

Employment and Salary Outlook

Credit for Prior Learning

Students who hold a current certification are eligible to earn college credits through credit for prior learning. A fee of 40% of tuition per credit is charged for the credit and students do not need to take the class.

Stackable to:
AS Business Administration – Healthcare Administration Track
AS Healthcare Science

Course Description: 
Medical terminology is the framework for effective communication among all levels of health care workers. The language used in medicine and healthcare will be studied to include word roots, prefixes, and suffixes as well as proper pronunciation, spelling, abbreviations, and word building. An overview of bodily systems, structure and functions, diagnostic and procedural terms, and terms related to illness/disease and health/wellness will be covered.

Credits: 3

Stackable to:
AS Healthcare Science

Course Description: 
This course explores a variety of options available for careers in the healthcare industry. Students will be exposed to a broad range go roles and will discuss the scope of practice of the variety of positions they will encounter as part of an interdisciplinary healthcare team. Students will be prepared to evaluate career options that best need their interests and career goals. Guest lecturers will be utilized to augment the scope of many specialized roles within a variety of healthcare settings.

Credits: 3

Contact [email protected] for more information.

Workforce Development Registration Instructions

  1. Complete the Workforce Development Application
  2. After submission, you will receive a Welcome Email containing very important information on how to sign into your application status portal.
    • This message will be sent to the email address you provided when you completed your application.
  3. Once your application status is updated, you will receive an email to view the portal for further instructions on how to register for the Workforce Development program. You will also be contacted by a member of our team, who will provide you with details regarding registration.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us by phone at 845-574-4521 or email at [email protected].