Registration is easy, please call 732-224-2315 to register or to learn about possible payment plans. When prompted, press option 1 to speak with
one of our CPS associates.  No online registration available.


Please note: information sessions are conducted Remote Live via Zoom

Medical Assistant Information Session

Click HERE to register on Eventbrite: Thursday, February 23rd – 6 pm

Click HERE to register on Eventbrite: Wednesday, March 1st – 1 pm


Medical Assistant Certification Program

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 Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) certification exam through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).

This program is 345 classroom/lab hours, 121 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):

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

Classes will be held in-person at the Lincroft Campus


Monday, Tuesday & Thursday
March 20 – October 16
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

No classes on the following dates:
May 29
July 3 – 6
September 4

Off-site Clinical: October 17 – December 8
(No clinical on November 23 & 24)

NHA Exam: TBD


Fee and code: $7,149, XMEDG 082 (includes NHA certification exam fee).
Textbook not included (Approx. $245) Click here for the Textbook and Supply list.

Questions or additional information can be obtained by forwarding any inquiries to Scott Shanes at 732-224-2011 or email sshanes@brookdalecc.edu or cpshealthcare@brookdalecc.edu 

Financial Aid is available for this program if you qualify. If you are applying for financial aid, please contact Joyce Cosentino prior to registering at jcosentino@brookdalecc.edu or 732-224-2140.


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

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Transfer Opportunities

Transfer Agreements by Academic Program: Articulation Agreements are formal agreements between Brookdale and other colleges and universities. These agreements define how the courses you complete at Brookdale will apply to your future bachelor’s degree when you transfer into a baccalaureate program.