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Selective Admissions

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant

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

​No longer accepting portfolios for Fall 2023​

​Final Deadline: June 22, 2023 at 5PM

Admissions Decisions Sent: 

July 10th, 2023 to RCSJ email account

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​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​​

​2023 CCMA Program Information Sessions

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

​February 22, 2023​​
​6:00 PM
​Registration closed.
​March 28, 2023
​10:00 AM
​Registration closed.
​April 24, 2023
​3:00 PM
​Registration closed.
​May 30, 2023
​10:00 AM
​Registration closed.
​June 19, 2023**

​6:00 PM
​​Registration closed.

**​This is the final information session for the 2023 CCMA program. No additional sessions will be scheduled after this date.**