Institute of Emerging Health Professions
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Academy
Medical Assistants provide administrative and clinical support in a variety of health care settings for patients. This program is a combination of formal education and clinical experience to prepare students to have a competitive edge as an entry-level Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA).
The Certified Clinical Medical Assistant program offers a premium education with experiential learning to train students as highly-skilled medical assistants in various healthcare settings such as hospitals, physicians' offices, and other health organizations. This curriculum is designed for full-time students which include a built-in externship within a Jefferson University Physician Ambulatory practice for 12 weeks.
The Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Academy program will cover the following:
- Administrative Procedures
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Clinical Procedures
- Electronic Health Records
- Interpersonal Relations
- Medical Law and Ethics
- Medical Terminology
Upon completion of courses, graduates will take the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) exam through the National Healthcareer Association. Credits earned through this program are applicable to a bachelor’s degree.
The application for the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant program is now live.
Application fee: $50.00. The fee is non-refundable.
Tuition fee: $12,000 (to be considered for a scholarship, please apply by the priority deadline)
Priority application deadline: January 15, 2018
Regular application deadline: January 31, 2018
Spring start date: June 1, 2018
10th grade math and reading level
TABE testing is required and if needed, a basic skills review program is required starting January 2018.
Patricia Christaldi, CCMA, CPC
Phone: (215) 503-1111
Jasmine Lee, M.A.
Phone: (215) 503-4402