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):
- 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, hepatitis B series, Flu vaccine & COVID-19 vaccine
Note: Navy scrubs required. 100% attendance required. An additional fee will be charged to students for class make-up hours.
Classes are a combination of Remote Live via Zoom & In- Person classroom instruction with an off-site clinical placement
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday
October 3 – April 10, 2023
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
No Class on the following dates:
December 19 – January 2, 2023
January 16, 2023
March 13-16, 2023
Off-site Clinical: April 11 – June 2, 2023
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.
To register or learn about our possible payment plans please call 732-224-2315.
No online registration available.