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Medical Assistant Information Session

If you are interested in Brookdale’s Medical Assistant program, you should attend one of the following information sessions. You will learn about the program, prerequisite requirements, understand the job outlook, and learn the role of a Medical Assistant to see if this is the right career for you. The program starts February 3, 2020.

Click here to register on eventbrite: Thursday, December 19th, 1:00 pm, Freehold Campus Room 103


Medical Assistant Certification Program

Tina Shymko, RN CCPR CEN CCT

Students can now be eligible for 3 college credits!

Brookdale Community College is formally recognized by the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT), a national credentialing organization for allied health professionals. Learn to be proficient in all aspects of a medical office through lecture, lab practice, and clinical externship.

Areas of Study: Patient interaction, overview of front desk procedures, infection control, emergency procedures, phlebotomy, minor procedures, EKG and CPR certification.

Prepare to sit for the National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) certification exam and ECG exam through NCCT.

This program is 384 classroom/lab hours, 73 online hours and 160 clinical externship hours. The exam fees are included in the course fee.

Prerequisites: (Instructions to access prerequisite forms will be emailed to you upon registration)

(Some forms are required prior to clinical):

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Copy of high school diploma or GED
  • Copy of clear criminal background check and drug screening (additional fee)
  • Copy of malpractice insurance face sheet (additional fee)
  • Physical exam, documentation of immunizations, 2 Step PPD, proof of Hepatitis B series, and
    Flu vaccine

Note: Navy scrubs required. 100% attendance required. An additional fee will be charged to students for class make-up hours.

Class: Mon, Tues & Thurs, Feb 3-Sept 24, 5-9 pm, Freehold Campus
(no class Mar 12 & 16, Apr 13, May 25 & Sept 7)
Clinical: Sept 25-Nov 13, 160 hours based on office schedule
NCMA Certification Exam: TBD
Fee and Code: $6995, XMEDG 082
Textbooks and supply tote not included. Click here for the Textbook and Supply list.

A non-refundable deposit of $275 (which will be applied to your tuition) is required at the time of registration.

No online registration available.

For further information contact 732-224-2007 or email cpshealthcare@brookdalecc.edu.

Financial Aid is available for this program if you qualify. If you are applying for financial aid, you must first contact Margaret Agha at 732-224-2302.


Click here to view a story that appeared on CBS News regarding our Medical Assistant program!


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