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Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Program

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Tuesday Sept 19 6:30 pm

CUNY on the Concourse

2501 Grand Concourse, 3rd Floor

The Certified Clinical Medical Assistant program combines classroom instruction with practical experience through an internship in a community-based medical practice or a hospital. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the occupation of medical assistant is expected to grow 34 percent in five years and they will become more and more an integral part of the health care system.

Clinical medical assistants provide both administrative and clinical services in various health care settings such as private offices, ambulatory centers and hospitals. Lehman's program is approved by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). After completion of the required courses students will be eligible to take the NHA credentialing examination and be ready to join the workforce. The program also provides a test preparation class for the exam.

The Clinical Medical Assistant program prepares students through hands-on training, education in medical procedures, patient care, clinical assisting, administrative practices, and fundamentals of health sciences, giving students the qualifications they need to fill a wide-range of health care services. We offer a 180-hour externship program to give you work experience in the field.

The course is 531 hours in total: 351 hours (including 253 classroom and 98 practical hours) plus an externship program of 180 hours. This is a great opportunity for Workforce 1 applicants and other voucher candidates. Prerequisites: Attend orientation/career seminar, complete program application with proof of HS/GED/TASC; complete an essay, and show documentation of basic microcomputer skills PCW 22, PCW 40 or 41 or equivalent.

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$4,500* COTC

*Total tuition does not include application, registration fees, book and NHA testing fee.

Financial Assistance

The program above is qualified for Workforce1 ITG Vouchers. Individual Training Grant (ITG) vouchers are issued from Workforce1 Career Centers and provide funding for occupational skills training that leads to employment in New York City high-demand occupations. Become a member at a Workforce1 Center near you. Visit WORKFORCE1 website for more information.

Certificate Program Required Courses:

  • Medical Terminology/Anatomy and Physiology: Part 1 MAS01-15 sessions / 45 hours / COTC / $600
  • Medical Office Business Practice MAS03 - 30 sessions / 90 hours / COTC / $1100
  • Medical Terminology/Anatomy and Physiology Part 2 MAS02 - 15 sessions / 45 hours / COTC / $600
  • Fundamentals of Medical Assisting MAS10 - 15 sessions / 45 hours / COTC / $600
  • Clinical Practice MAS04 - 33 sessions / 99 hours / COTC / $600
  • CPR, Clinical Medical Assistant Externship, Job Readiness Workshop, Certification Exam Review

Come to our next open house to hear more about the program.