This is an accelerated (fast-paced) CMA Course, which will include a mandatory Orientation prior to the first day of class.
There are two dates available:
SPC Clearwater Campus NM 166
Friday, Sept. 21st 10a-12p
Wednesday, Sept. 26th 1p-3p
This class is designed for dedicated students who have work experience in the healthcare field and/or have completed an anatomy course. Typically, the CMA Program is for 16 weeks; however, this is a 10-week format. Be prepared to have readings/watch videos prior to the first day of class, along with attending Orientation prior to class.
- Must Have High School diploma, GED or equivalent or FL Ready to Work
- College Level Competency Provided by student, or
- College LevelCourse Work, or
- TABE/PERT Test or College Level PERT Scores (110 Reading, 103 Writing, 114 Math) or TABE Scores
Location: St. Petersburg College
- Book Rental
- Supply Fees
- Certification Exam
- On-line & lab fees
- Drug Screen & Background Check
A clinical medical assistant is a multi-skilled healthcare professional who performs administrative and clinical duties. Clinical medical assistants are primarily employed in a medical clinic or a private physician's office. Completion of this training will allow you to sit for the National HealthCareer Association Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) Certification.*
*this training must be completed prior to sitting for the National HealthCareer Association Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) Certification.*
Benefits to obtaining a Clinical Medical Assistant Certification may include:
- More job opportunities
- An increased pay scale
- Job security
- Increased subject matter expertise.
This class consists of:
Hands on training: This blended program includes online, live lab and clinical experience.
300 Hours: 140 hours online, 80 classroom and 80 hour externship*.
Externship hours must be completed directly following the successful completion of the NHA Exam; hours must be completed no more than 30 days after exam.
*The college reserves the right to change, modify or alter without notice all fees, charges, tuition, expenses and costs of any kind and further reserves the right to add or delete without notice any course offering or information on these pages. The college further reserves the right to change any provision or requirement when such action becomes necessary.