Clinical Medical Assistant Certificate

Any time you visit your doctor’s office, you’ll more than likely interact with a clinical medial assistant. These professionals work side by side with a physician or other healthcare professionals, assisting in a range of tasks such as taking patients’ medical history and performing routine procedures and tests.

The Clinical Medical Assistant (CMA) Certificate will prepare you for employment in a variety of clinical positions in the healthcare field.

Studying in small classes taught by experienced healthcare professionals, you will receive college-level classroom instruction as well as a hands-on clinical education. You’ll acquire important skills, preparing you to successfully complete your certifications for EKG Technician, Phlebotomy, Patient Care Technician, and Clinical Medical Assistant.

Medical assistant careers are expected to grow 14% by 2032, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics. In just three 11-week terms, you can gain the skills and knowledge you need to successfully become a clinical medical assistant.

Overview of P.I.T.’s Medical Assisting Certificate

Our medical assistant certificate is a comprehensive program that is designed for students looking to embark on a career in clinical healthcare settings. This program combines the teaching of necessary skills and knowledge to help students excel in a variety of clinical roles. Specifically, assisting physicians in delivering quality patient care.

Not only does our medical assistant certificate program include practical, hands-on experience, but it is delivered in small class settings for personalized attention and a deeper understanding of the topics.

Careers with a Medical Assistant Certificate

Clinical medical assistants are trained and educated to provide support to both healthcare professionals and patients. Operatives in this field are often responsible for tasks such as taking medical history, performing routine procedures, running tests, and more.

Some career options with a medical assisting certificate include working within:

  • Doctor’s offices
  • Multi-doctor practices
  • Home healthcare settings
  • EKG testing facilities
  • Surgical centers
  • Urgent care clinics
  • Medical laboratories
  • And more!

Why Choose the Medical Assisting Certificate Program at P.I.T.?

Pennsylvania Institute of Technology’s clinical medical assistant certificate provides clinical education and classroom instruction that prepares students to complete the national certification exams for various healthcare positions.

Some additional benefits of P.I.T. include:

  • Job placement opportunities – We offer personalized job placement assistance for each student to help them find exciting opportunities. Some of our services offered include job search coaching, resume and cover letter assistance, interview techniques, and more.
  • College transfer – Our school has transfer agreements with select accredited colleges to help facilitate efficient transfer processes. It’s our priority to ensure every credit earned is maximized while minimizing the cost.
  • Financial aid opportunities – Approximately 96% of students receive some form of financial aid, and we provide financial aid advisors to work closely with students and their families through the application process.
  • Expert faculty – Students will have the opportunity to work and learn alongside healthcare professionals with extensive experience in clinical settings.

Apply for Our Medical Assistant Certificate Program Today

Embark on your journey toward a fulfilling career in healthcare through our medical assisting certificate program. You’ll be equipped with the skills, knowledge, and certifications needed to excel in the ever-evolving healthcare industry. Apply today or contact our team with any questions!

Upon successful completion of this program of study, Clinical Medical Assistant graduates should be able to:

  • Communicate effectively in oral, including listening, and written forms
  • Follow directions from senior medical staff
  • Outline and explain the structure of the medical field
  • Discuss medical law and ethics
  • Explain health information management
  • Label the human body systems
  • Explain the anatomy and physiology of these body systems
  • Discuss the common illness associated with these systems
  • Demonstrate mastery of common medical facility responsibilities
  • Observe patient behavior and note behavior on patient chart
  • Understand and explain patient charting
  • Perform the skills of a phlebotomist
  • Perform the skills of a Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Perform the skills of an EKG technician
  • Apply life-long workplace skills