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Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Online

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 100-hour internship to give you work experience in the field.

Prerequisites

HS diploma or GED/TASC

Program certification: In order to receive a program certificate, you must complete all required courses listed with a grade of C or better. To request a certificate, please send an email to shavon.reyes1@lheman.cuny.edu with “Certificate Request” on subject line.

Program Courses

Clinical content courses are held partially in-person.

Medical Terminology/Anatomy and Physiology: Part 1
Medical Office Business Practice: Part 1
Medical Office Business Practice: Part 2
Medical Terminology/Anatomy and Physiology: Part 2
Clinical Practice
CPR, Clinical Medical Assistant Externship, Job Readiness Workshop, Certification Exam Review

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.

Coordinator Contact

Sheldon Stallings
Email: Sheldon.Stallings@lehman.cuny.edu
718-960-8320

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