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Certified Medical Assistant

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Clinical Medical Assistant Program Overview

Embark on a rewarding career as a Clinical Medical Assistant with our 220-hour, 16 to 22 week online certification program. Designed to fit the demands of any schedule, including military lifestyles, this course offers the flexibility of self-paced learning complemented by professional, engaging support through live mentoring.

Gain foundational knowledge in anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology.

Master skills in measuring vital signs, assisting with examinations, and preparing patients for diagnostic procedures.

Learn to perform EKGs, draw blood, and administer injections under the guidance of physicians.

Enhance your office and communication skills to thrive in a professional medical environment.

Job Description

Clinical Medical Assistants are essential to medical practices, including offices of physicians, chiropractors, podiatrists, and many more. Roles and duties depend on the practice’s size, location, and specialization. CMA’s job duties usually include:

  • Blood preparation for laboratory tests.
  • Assist physicians with patient examinations.
  • Onboard patients, take vitals, and gather their health history.
  • With the physician’s direction, give injections.

Clinical Medical Assistants’ duties may also include: medical instrument sterilization, disposing of contaminated material, medical procedure preparation, removing stitches, performing EKGs, drawing blood, working with patients on diet and medication, and changing dressings.

Job Outlook

According to, there are over 743,500 jobs you are eligible to apply for as a Clinical Medical Assistant. This industry is one of the largest in the country.

Earning Potential

On average, the salary for Clinical Medical Assistants is $40,538 per year, according to This could be your potential future income!

Career Paths
  • Medical & Health
  • Services Manager
  • Medical Records & Health Information Technicians
  • Surgical Technologist
  • Medical and Clinical
  • Laboratory Technologist
  • Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • Registered Nurse

Nationally Recognized Certifications

Qualify to take the National Certification Exam upon completion, solidifying your credentials as a certified professional.

Clinical Medical Assistant Certification

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant

Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant

24/7 Access

Using a personal computer, smart phone, or tablet device, students can take our online classes anywhere, anytime, and at their own pace.

Academic Coaching

You will be assigned an academic coach to guide you through the coursework when you enroll. Your academic coach is available via Zoom live, Text and Emails during both weekdays and weekends.

Instructor Support

Meeting with our instructors and subject matter experts one-on-one or in smaller groups regularly via flexible schedules of online live Zoom mentoring sessions

Online Hands-on Learning

Online hands-on medical office simulations are included in most of our medical programs, offering students the opportunity to practice their skills in real-world settings

Externship or Observation

For selected medical programs, MedCertify students have the opportunity to be placed at local clinical facilities for observation or externship to advance their knowledge and practical skills.

Career Development

Once students successfully earn their certification a career advisor helps students with counseling, resume building, job placement, and more!

What are the steps to apply?


Submit for more Information

  • A MedCertify Admissions rep will reach out and step you through what program is right for you.
  • This information also helps us determine if you may be eligible for any scholarship in your area.


Find the Tuition and Payment Option right for you

  • With multiple payment options available for everyone we will work wit h your to find the right pathway to your new career.

Monthly payment plans as low as $199/month.


Get your new career started!

  • Our Onboarding team works directly with you to help you get started.
  • Our coaches and instructors help lead you through your course to prepare you for your certification.