Medical Assisting Certificate
Make an impact in the rapidly expanding healthcare field with a certificate that combines fast-track learning with real-world experience — in a fraction of the time and cost of similar programs. You will train in our combination classroom and physician office setting — featuring exam room stations, a front office simulation area, and state-of-the-art equipment for skills practice. The program includes lecture and hands-on training from instructors who are experts in their respective fields.
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If you would like to receive more information about this program or speak with the program lead, submit your information below:
High school diploma or equivalent and submission of the Program Application Packet. Working knowledge of computers and access to a computer and the Internet are required.
Click here for the application packet. The application deadline is 3 weeks prior to the program start date.
What You’ll Learn
- Human anatomy & physiology
- Medical terminology
- Medical office procedures
- Medical ethics
- Clinical procedures
- Capturing vital signs and measurements
- Laboratory procedures
- Assisting with examinations and procedures
The course concludes with a 2-month, 180-hour externship in a physician office or urgent care setting.
The 14-month, 549-hour program will assist you in preparing for the National Healthcareer Association Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) exam.
“I enjoy helping people improve themselves, and I’ve always liked the medical field. KSU was very convenient, the hours were good and the price was very affordable. The class gave great direction. The externship provided a great experience. The instructors really want to work with you and see you succeed.”
— Irina Fiore, graduate (hired full-time by her externship site)
Financial Aid Options
- Payment Plans
- VA Education Benefits
- Education Loans
- Start Date 10/11/2021
- End Date 12/09/2022
- Delivery Classroom
- Total Hours 549
- Class Sessions 159
- Location KSU Center, Off-site
- City Kennesaw, GA
- CEUs 54.9
- Fee $7,999