Medical Assistants

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant

Admission process for the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant program is open.

Mandatory Entrance Exam

CASAS Testing

Program Description

The Medical Assistant program at the Cape May County Technical School prepares the student to meet the requirements to become a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA). Successful graduates will be able to sit for the CCMA exam offered by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).

Be part of an exciting new program coming in September 2023 for students to learn theory and skills that will launch an exciting career in a growing healthcare field. CCMAs work in a variety of locations, including medical offices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, hospitals, and other healthcare sites. There are many employment opportunities available for students to explore.

The Medical Assisting program is affiliated with the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). Please call for more information.


  • High School diploma or equivalent (foreign transcripts must be evaluated and translated)
  • Passing the CASAS test
  • 18 years of age or older by October 15th of the enrolling year

* Please check with the licensing agency to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications for licensure in your field.

Skills and Topics covered are

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Medical Terminology
  • Patient Intake & Vital Signs
  • General Patient Care
  • Electrocardiograms
  • Phlebotomy Skills
  • Care Coordination
  • Customer Service & Communication
  • Medical Law & Ethics
  • Infection Control
  • CPR Instruction
  • 160 Clinical Hours

The Medical Assistant program is a part-time, 10-month, hybrid program that runs from September through June. Classes will meet virtually on Mondays, 8:00 am to 2:00 pm, and on-campus Wednesdays and Thursdays, 11:00 am to 7:00pm. Chromebooks, skills kits, and clinical uniforms will be provided. Clinical hours may vary depending on the clinical site and are a requirement for program completion.


  • Call for current tuition prices.
  • Payment plans are available.
  • Tuition Grants are available through the One-Stop Career Center.

One-Stop Training Grant Information