Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant Certification Program

Medical Assistant Certification Program Students can now be eligible for 3 college credits! Brookdale Community College is formally recognized by American Medical Technologists (AMT), a national certification agency 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, infection control, scheduling, insurance billing, emergency procedures, phlebotomy, EKG, minor procedures, and CPR certification. The Medical Terminology portion of the class will correspond to the college credit course. Students can earn 3 credit upon successful completion of the program.

Prepare to sit for the Registered Medical Assistant certification exam through American Medical Technologists (AMT) and the ECG exam through the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT).

This program is 117 online hours, 483 classroom/lab hours and 160 clinical externship hours. The exam fees are included in the course fee. Online topics include Medical Terminology, Medical Math, Business Writing and Accounting Fundamentals.

Prerequisites (Instructions to access prerequisite forms will be emailed to you upon registration. Some forms are required prior to clinical):

  • Copy of high school diploma or GED
  • Copy of clear criminal background check and drug screening
  • Copy of malpractice insurance face sheet
  • Physical exam, documentation of immunizations, 2-step PPD, proof of Hepatitis B series, and Flu vaccine or waivers.

Math In Healthcare course

Note: Textbooks, supply tote and navy scrubs required. 100% attendance required. An additional fee will be charged to students for class make-up hours.

Class: Tues & Thurs, Sept 5, 2017-Aug 23, 2018, 5:30 pm-9 pm
Every other Saturday, Sept 9, 2017-Aug 25, 2018, 9 am-3:30 pm with ½ hour for lunch
Freehold Campus
No class Nov 23, Dec 26, Dec 28, Mar 27 & Mar 29, July 5
Clinical: Aug 27-Oct 5, 2018, 160 hours based on office schedule
Exam: Mon, Oct 8, 2018, 9 am-1 pm (Testing Center, Lincroft)
Fee and Code: $7995, XMEDG 082

Financial Aid is available for this program if you qualify. If you are applying for financial aid, you must first call 732-224-2685.

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