This program will train you to become a Clinical Medical Assistant. Clinical Medical Assistants work in physicians’ offices or clinic settings and help physicians carry out procedures, care for patients, perform basic lab test and administer medications. This course combines 140 hours of classroom instruction and 160 hours at an off-site externship for a comprehensive learning experience totaling 300 hours.
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Degrees & Certificates
Upon successful completion, graduates will receive a certificate of completion and become eligible to apply for certification offered by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).
Individuals must meet the following requirements for admission:
The Clinical Medical Assistant course is offered two times a year and each class size is limited to the first 25 students who have completed the application process.
The completed application packet and all required documentation must be dropped off in person at the BCE Registration Office.
|Tuition & Payment Options|
Total Cost: $3,195 (includes textbooks, exam voucher, required supplies)
Payment Plan: $3,225 Total Cost (includes tuition, textbooks, NHA voucher, and a $30 one-time payment plan fee)
The first payment of $669 is due at the time of registration and includes the one-time $30 fee. Five additional payments of $639 are due monthly. Cash payments cannot be used to set up payment plans; payment plans are set up online. Checking and routing information is preferred. Credit and debit card payments are accepted but additional fees apply.
Financial Aid: Eligible students may receive financial aid for 50% of the tuition. Apply at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
Loans: Student loans may be available through SallieMae’s Smart Option Student Loan. Call 1-866-439-0993 for more information.
Scholarship: Students may be eligible for the Direct Your Destiny (DYD) Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) Scholarship. For more information:
Grant: Students may be eligible for the Reskilling Grant. More information can be found here: https://www.templejc.edu/admissions/scholarships/comeback/
|Additional Program Costs|
Starting pay averages $13 an hour
*U.S. Department of Labor