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Certificate - Medical Assisting 

Area of Study:
Medical Assisting 
Degree/Certificate: Certificate of Proficiency   

 
If you are not already an active Tri-C student, you must first apply to the college. If you are interested in more than one health careers program, you must submit a separate health careers application for each program.  You may only apply to three programs at one time. 



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Part-time Program Sequence for Western Campus

Admission Requirements

The Medical Assistant is a multi-skilled professional who assists the physician with the administrative and clinical aspects of patient care.  The program includes courses in administrative, clinical, and communication skills; ethical and legal standards of medical practice; and a "hands on" clinical practicum experience.  Graduates are eligible to take the National Certifying Examination given by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA).

Upon successful completion of the program a student will complete 220 hours of a supervised, non-paid practicum.

Accreditation:
The Cuyahoga Community College Medical Assisting Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs - CAAHEP (www.caahep.org), upon recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). 

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
727-210-2350

Please click here to download a printable version of Fast Facts for Medical Assisting.

This program is designed to prepare students to demonstrate the following program outcomes:  Medical Assisting Certificate of Proficiency Outcomes
For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at, www.tri-c.edu/gainfulemployment

How to reach us

Mary Elizabeth W. Browder, M.Ed., CMA (AAMA)
Program Manager—Medical Assisting
Cuyahoga Community College
2900 Community College Ave
MCHS 124E
Cleveland, OH 44115
(216) 987-4439
maryelizabeth.browder@tri-c.edu



Health Careers Enrollment Center
216-987-4247
healthcareers@tri-c.edu
Cuyahoga Community College
Metropolitan Campus-MHCS 126
2900 Community College Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44115-3196

 
Program Status


The Medical Assisting program is full for Spring 2014 at Metro and West.  We are now accepting for Fall 2014 at East and Westshore


Medical Assisting Application Packet


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