Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)

What does a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant do?

A certified clinical medical assistant (CCMA) is a multi-skilled allied healthcare professional who specializes in procedures commonly performed in the ambulatory health care setting. CCMAs perform clinical and administrative duties and assist a variety of providers including physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

Where can a Certified Clinical Medical Assistants Work?

CCMAs typically work in medical offices, clinics, urgent care centers and may work in general medicine or specialty practices.  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.


Common duties of a certified clinical 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

CCMA Course Calendar

CCMA classes will be held on Wednesdays for 18 weeks, beginning Wednesday Oct. 18th

Class times

Wednesdays 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

View the CCMA evening and weekend course here

CCMA Tuition, Fees and Program Requirements

Tuition for the CCMA program is $900 and includes all classroom materials.  The NHA exam fee is $160 and are not included in the tuition cost. A high school diploma or GED is required to take this course.

Financial Aide Eligibility

Need-based scholarships are available.  All program applicants will be given an opportunity to indicate their need for financial aide during the application process.


Related healthcare certification programs

Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA)
Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT)
Limited License Radiologic Technician (LRT)

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)
Course Information
  • Course Id: CCMA
  • Days: Wednesdays
  • Timings: 9:30 am - 2:30 pm

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