Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)

Whether you want to work in a doctor’s office or a large hospital system, becoming a CCMA with NHA shows that you are knowledgeable and ready to be a valued member of a healthcare team.

What does a medical assistant do?

A medical assistant is a multi-skilled allied health care professional that specializes in procedures commonly performed in the ambulatory health care setting. Medical assistants perform both clinical and administrative duties and assist a variety of providers including physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants. They typically work in medical offices, clinics, urgent care centers and may work in general medicine or specialty practices.

Common duties of a medical assistant include administrative and clinical tasks like:

  • Checking patients in and out upon arrival and departure
  • Answering phone calls and questions
  • Assisting providers with exams and procedures
  • Administering injections or medications
  • Working in the electronic health record (EHR)
  • Performing EKG, phlebotomy, and laboratory procedures
  • Taking patient vital signs

Course Calendar

Next course:

Will be an in-person class beginning March 1 – June 21

Ready to Apply?

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RappCE Application

Course Description

RappCE will offer both the full 80 classroom hour CCMA course as well as a 24 hour CCMA Test Preparation course for those needing recertification.  Scholarships may be available based upon financial need and county of residence. 

Tuition, Fees and Program Requirements

80 Hour Course Tuition – $900

24 Hour Test Prep Tuition – $250

Additional costs – student kit $65, NHA exam fee $155

Rapp Center for Education is Certified by SCHEV to Operate a Vocational Postsecondary Institution.