As a Clinical Medical Assistant, the student will be trained to help the physician carry out procedures, care for patients, perform basic lab tests and administer medications. The Clinical Medical Assistant works in a physician's office or a clinic setting. This course consists of 260-hours of accelerated classroom training with emphasis on skills mastery through hands-on practice and supervision and a 80-hour clinical. (Total 340 hours) This is a short-term continuing education (non-credit) program.
Course Fee: $2695 Includes consumable supplies, clinical insurance, name tag and course completion certificate.
Financial Assistance: Students with a need for financial assistance may contact Sallie Mae for a student loan. There is also a parent-initiated loan option available with Sallie Mae. We are listed as CTCD-Continuing Education on the Sallie Mae site, school code 00400398. Students who qualify may use MyCAA benefits. Contact MyCAA to see if you qualify. Please contact Continuing Education for information about paying for class using our installment plan.
View a comprehensive description of Continuing Education's Clinical Medical Assistant Program. For additional information or to register for the program contact us at 254-526-1586.
Potential Earnings: $15.71 hourly, $31,540 annually
Market Growth Rate (2016-2026); much faster than average (29%)
Upon successful completion of the course and clinical, students will receive a certificate of completion. Additionally, students will qualify to take the optional Medical Assistant Certification (CCMA) examination offered by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). The exam is proctored on campus periodically throughout the year. Call (254) 526-1586 for schedule.