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Clinical Medical Assistant

The January 8, 2022 CMA cohort is the final Clinical Medical Assistant cohort in Continuing Education.  Anyone interested in earning a Medical Assistant certificate through credit should click here for more information and to apply.
September 14, 2021 - February 3, 2022
Externship application due March 2, 2022 Externship begins March 15, 2022 +

January 8 - June 2, 2022
Externship application due July 3, 2022.  Externship begins July 30, 2022

Current CMA students must also complete Electronic Health Records and Health Career Success as part of the qualification process to externship.  CMA students who are eligible for externship must apply no later than the dates listed above. No exceptions.

Electronic Health Records **
Course Number: MDCA 1091
Hours: 32
Fee: $220
Schedule Options
Health Career Success **
Course Number: HLTH 5350
Hours: 24
Fee: $109
Schedule Options
Clinical Medical Assistant Externship
Course Number: MDCA 2063
Hours: 160
Fee: $500

Students are required to complete a 160 hour externship after successfull completion of CMA courses.  All students must apply to externship within 30 days of the last of their CMA courses.  Electronic Health Records and Health Career Success must also be completed prior to applying to externship.  Students are encouraged to work 40 hours per week while at externship.  Additional information regarding externship is available on the Externship webpage.  Do not plan to travel until the 160 hour externship is complete.


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