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Selective Admissions

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant

​​​​​​Welcome to the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Program!

Next cohort to start in September 2024

Portfolios Accepted:

April 22, 2024 through June 20, 2024

Final Deadline:

June 20, 2024, at 5:00 P.M.

Admissions Decisions Sent:

July 8, 2024 to RCSJ email account

Fall 2024 Admissions Handbook
Fall 2024 Portfolio​

The Certified​ Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) program provides the requisite training for entry-level postsecondary medical assistants through classroom, laboratory, and supervised clinical instruction and practice. CCMA program graduates receive a Certificate of Achievement upon completion of all program components. 

Students in good academic standing are eligible to take the national credentialing exam at the completion of all program requirements. Graduates of the program can earn four, nationally recognized certifications through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) and one through the American Heart Association:

  • ​Phlebotomy
  • EKG
  • Medical Assistant
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider

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​Fast Facts

Application Cycle:
Summer Admission, Fall Start
Degree Received:
Certificate of Achievement, Certified Clinical Medical Assistant
Program Length:
1 academic year, 2 semesters
Cohort Size:
Dependent on clinical site availability and faculty availability
Daytime, weekday program. Full time (40hrs per week) clinical rotation in 2nd semester.
Further Education:
All 29 credits will go towards AAS Health Science degree at RCSJ Gloucester.
Estimated Cost: Varies per student​​

​2024 CCMA Program Information Sessions

​All applicants must attend one information session from the dates below before submission of a portfolio.

​RSVP Link
February 28, 2024​6:00 PM​
​March 26, 2024
​10:00 AM
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​April 29, 2024
​3:00 PM
Coming Soon
​May 28, 2024
​10:00 AM
Coming Soon
​June 17, 2024**​​6:00 PM​Coming Soon

**​This is the final information session for the 2024 CCMA program. No additional sessions will be scheduled after this date.**