Certified Clinical Medical Assistant
Registration for cCMA is open
At a Glance
The Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) program at Saint Joseph’s College offers students the opportunity to learn the knowledge and skills to be a CCMA and to participate in hands-on and relevant learning. Before students are sent out for their clinical experiences, we replicate real-life situations in our medical lab; this allows our students to practice and perfect their learning and skills.
Having a specialized skill set and knowledge for CCMAs is vital in the high demand area of today’s health career profession. CCMAs usually work in hospitals, health clinics, physician and specialist offices, and outpatient facilities. CCMAs will do a variety of tasks such as administering medications, assisting with minor procedures, obtaining laboratory specimens, providing patient education, etc. They are a vital member of a health-care team and becoming a CCMA ensures a career in a high paced, exciting environment.
Upon completion of the course, students will be eligible to sit for their CCMA national certification. The certification is through the National Healthcareers Association.
In the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant program, the skills and topics you will learn include:
Healthcare Systems & Settings
Body Structures & Organ Systems
Pathophysiology & Disease Processes
General Patient Care
Testing & Laboratory Procedures
EKG & Cardiovascular Testing
Preparing & Administering Medication
Assisting in Small Procedures
Patient Care Coordination & Education
Communication & Customer Service
Medical Law & Ethics
The average hourly pay for a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant is $12.00 – $15.00
The job outlook for CCMA is expected to grow much faster than average.
Projected Employment for Indiana is an Increase of
250+ job openings.
Employment data taken from Careeronestop.org
–sponsored by the US Department of Labor
Start Dates and Times
September 28, 2021
5 pm to 9 pm
Tuesdays and Thursdays
* All times listed are Central Time
**Additional start dates will be added
if enrollment permits
CCMA Tuition: $2,000
Non-refundable registration fee: $100
Scrubs, background check, clinical rotation physical (with TB, CBC and drug screen) are required at the student's expense
Meets 2 days each week
4 hours each day
Class size: 12 students
Space is limited, please register early to secure your spot
Core Education Building
1214 Tonner Road
Rensselaer, IN 47978